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Probe into 'unexplained' Wick death continues

Police in attendance at Salvation Army hall, close to where body was found
Image caption The body was found in the river behind the Salvation Army hall in Wick

Police are treating the death of a man whose body was found in the Wick river as unexplained.

The body of 30-year-old William McGough, from Wick, was found by a member of the public at about 06:30 am on Saturday the 23rd of March.

Police said they were trying to establish his final movements as they awaited the results of a post mortem.

They want to hear from anyone who was in the Victoria Lane area between 18:00 on Friday and 06:30 on Saturday.

Mr McGough is described as over 6ft tall and of slim build.

He was wearing a light coloured jacket, dark tracksuit bottoms and a dark baseball cap.

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