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Appeal to help identify man whose body was discovered in Highlands


By Tom Ramage

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Police at Aviemore are appealing to the public to help identify a man whose body was discovered within water at Lochan Na Craoibhe, Glencoe, around 6.30pm on Wednesday, June 29.

He is described as a white male, aged between 40-60 years-old with dark hair.

When he was found, he was wearing a Regatta blue lightweight waterproof jacket, size XL, a Pep&Co purple/mauve t-shirt with a graphic of palm trees, size XXL and black Gelert walking boots, size 10.

Aviemore police have issued an appeal for help
Aviemore police have issued an appeal for help

A post mortem examination will be carried out to establish the exact cause of death and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Sergeant Louise Thewlis, of Aviemore Police Office, said: “Extensive police enquiries are continuing to identify this man.

"Despite our investigations, we have not been able to establish who he is, and we are appealing to the public for any assistance so we can notify his next-of-kin.

"I would urge anyone who recognises his description to please come forward.

"I’m also appealing for witnesses who may have been in the local area in the past week.

"Alternatively, if you have concerns about a male family member or friend who matches this description, and has not been in contact, then please let us know."

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting reference number 2817 of Wednesday, 29 June, 2022.


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