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  • 25 March 2014, 0:17

Missing Teen Hazel North: Man Held

A man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a teenager in Fife.

Hazel North, 19, from Dunfermline, last spoke to her sister on March 4, saying she was meeting a male friend in Kilmarnock, 60 miles away.

The 25-year-old suspect is expected to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

The arrest comes after a woman's body was discovered in Dean Park in Kilmarnock on Sunday night.

Police said earlier they believed the human remains were those of Ms North, who lived in Dunfermline's Cairneyhill area.

Chief Superintendent Gillian MacDonald said: "We believe this to be Hazel North. Hazel's family has been advised of this and officers are supporting them at this difficult time."

A post-mortem examination will be carried out on Tuesday.