Highlands & Islands

Man in his 60s dies after cliff fall near Durness

A man in his 60s has died following a fall from a cliff.

Emergency services were called to the incident at Daill, near Durness in Sutherland, on Thursday afternoon.

The alarm was raised by a member of the public who spotted the man. He was taken by coastguard helicopter to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness where he died.

Police Scotland said they would not be releasing his identity until next of kin were aware.

A spokesman said there were no apparent suspicious circumstances and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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