Stephen Slavin: Man who tragically died while getting into difficulty in Loch Caitiosbhal has been named
A man who tragically died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Loch Caitiosbhal has been named as 37-year-old Stephen Slavin.
The police received reports of a man in difficulty in the water near Marvig on the Isle of Lewis on Sunday morning around 11.15.
Mr Slavin, from Ayrshire, was recovered from the water and sadly was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sergeant David MacKinnon from Stornoway Police Office said: “Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding Stephen's death, which is not being treated as suspicious, are ongoing and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
"Our thoughts remain with Stephen's family at this very difficult time."
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