Hillwalker to be laid to rest
The funeral of a Crieff man who died following a hill-walking accident in the Highlands is to be held next week.
Stephen Mitchell was reported missing after he failed to return as planned from a walk in the Wester Ross area on February 23.
The 57-year-old left Strathcarron Hotel and was last spotted near Beinn Dronaig at around 9am on February 24. He had planned to stay in bothies during his walk.
His body was found by a member of the public on April 2 in the hills above Attadale, despite the best efforts of rescue teams.
Mr Mitchell’s funeral will be held on April 24 at Comrie Parish Church at 1pm.