Woman who died in Glen­coe named by po­lice

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

Po­lice Scot­land have named the woman who died in Glen­coe last Mon­day as Re­bekah Caro­line Pet­tifer, 52, from Northamp­ton­shire.

Ms Pet­tifer, who was known as Caro­line, was re­cov­ered from an area close to a path lead­ing to­wards Buachaille Etive Beag.

A 23-year-old woman, be­lieved to be Ms Pet­tifer’s daugh­ter, was also re­cov­ered dur­ing the op­er­a­tion and taken to the Belford Hospi­tal in Fort Wil­liam for treat­ment.

They were air­lifted from the area by a Coast­guard he­li­copter after con­cerns were raised by hill­walk­ers shortly after 9.30am. The in­ci­dent also saw the in­volve­ment of Glen­coe Moun­tain Res­cue Team.

Po­lice say there are no sus­pi­cious cir­cum­stances re­lat­ing to Ms Pet­tifer’s death and a re­port has been sub­mit­ted to the Procu­ra­tor Fis­cal, as is stan­dard prac­tice.

It is be­lieved Ms Pet­tifer had gone to seek help after her daugh­ter be­came un­well after the pair got into dif­fi­culty.

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