Body found in Glen Nevis confirmed as Alistair Porteous
- 7 February 2014
- From the section Highlands & Islands
A body found in Lochaber last week has been confirmed as being that of Edinburgh man Alistair Porteous.
The 56-year-old experienced hillwalker was reported missing and his car was later found in Glen Nevis, sparking a search involving more than 80 people.
A helicopter and search dogs were also involved. The body was found in the glen.
Police Scotland said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.
In a statement, Mr Porteous's family said: "Our family are relieved that the search is over and that Alistair has been found.
"We are grateful to the amazing team of volunteers co-ordinated by Fort William and Lochaber Mountain Rescue."