Hill­walker to be laid to rest

The Courier & Advertiser (Dundee Edition) - - NEWS -

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.

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