Highlands & Islands

Man's body found at side of road on South Uist

The body of a 49-year-old man has been found at the side of a road on South Uist.

Police said the discovery was made at about 09:47 on the A865 at Ardmore.

Northern Constabulary said the man's death was being treated as "unexplained" and the road was expected to be closed for some time.

Police have appealed for anyone who was in the area between Monday afternoon and 09:47 on Tuesday, and may have seen the man, to contact them.

The dead man was described as being 5ft 7in, of stocky build and had dark, greying hair.

He was wearing black trousers and a grey speckled woollen jumper.

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