Highlands & Islands

Unexplained death investigated in Stornoway

Police in Stornoway have started an investigation into the death of a man whose body was discovered in the town.

The body of a man, 54, was found behind a block of flats in the Bayhead area at about 14:00.

A spokeswoman for Northern Constabulary said: "The death is currently unexplained and a post mortem will be carried out."

Next of kin have been informed, but the police have yet to release the name of the man who died.

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