Highlands & Islands

Human remains found at Braeriach in Cairngorms

Human remains have been found in the Cairngorm mountains in the Highlands.

Northern Constabulary said they were informed that the remains of a man had been discovered in the Braeriach area about 15:30 on Thursday.

Police were assisted at the scene by the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and an RAF search and rescue helicopter.

A spokesman for the force said inquiries were under way to establish the man's identity. It is not thought there are any suspicious circumstances.

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