Missing walker's body found in Scottish Highlands

Rescuers searching for a missing walker have found a body in the Scottish Highlands.

A walker's body has been found in the Knoydart area of the Highlands

Ian Stalker, 65, was reported overdue on Wednesday from a walk in the Knoydart area, close to the Isle of Skye, the previous day.

A body was recovered on Wednesday evening during searches involving a coastguard helicopter and Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team.

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Mr Stalker’s family have been informed, police said.

Sergeant Keith Almond said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this time.

“There are no suspicious circumstances and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”