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Man, 69, dies after boat capsizes in Findhorn Bay area

Emergency services at scene Image copyright Brian Smith

A 69-year-old man has died after his boat capsized in the Findhorn Bay area of Moray.

Police and other emergency services had responded to reports of a man in difficulty at about 13:45 on Saturday.

The incident took place as a yacht racing event was being held in the area.

The man was brought ashore but died at the scene. Police said no further details would be released until he has been formally identified.

A spokesman said there were no apparent suspicious circumstances.

A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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