Boy, 10, dies after getting into difficulty in loch near Callander
A 10-year-old boy has died after getting into difficulty in a loch near Callander.
Michael Heeps, from High Valleyfield in Fife, died following an incident in Loch Lubnaig on Wednesday evening.
Emergency services were called at about 17:35 to reports of a child experiencing difficulty in the water.
A search had taken place over a number of hours, involving the coastguard, police and fire service. The death is being treated as unexplained.
A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.
His family has paid tribute to Michael saying: "He was a much loved son, brother, grandson, nephew and cousin."