Body found on Barra iden­ti­fied

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

PO­LICE Scot­land have con­firmed that a 32-year- old man who was found dead in the Traigh a’ Ghoirtein area of Barra on the morn­ing of Thurs­day July 13 has been for­mally iden­ti­fied.

He has been named as Iain John­stone of Castle­bay.

There are no sus­pi­cious cir­cum­stances and a re­port has been sub­mit­ted to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal.

Chief In­spec­tor Gor­don Ma­cleod said: ‘Our thoughts re­main with Mr John­stone’s fam­ily fol­low­ing this tragic in­ci­dent. We ask that their pri­vacy is re­spected dur­ing this dif­fi­cult time.’

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