Body of man found near empty boat off coast of Skye

The body was found in Loch Dunvegan. Picture: Geograph
The body was found in Loch Dunvegan. Picture: Geograph
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The body of a man has been found near a fishing boat off the coast of Skye.

A member of the public reported an unmanned vessel off the pier at Loch Dunvegan at about 1.30pm on Saturday.

Emergency services including the Coastguard and RNLI carried out a search of the area.

The body of a 68-year-old man was recovered near the fishing boat at about 3.10pm.

Police Scotland said there were no apparent suspicious circumstances.