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Man who fell from Northern Isles ferry Hjaltland named

NorthLink boat Hjaltland
Image caption MV Hjaltland was about 30 miles north of Fraserburgh when Mr Ramirez fell

A man who died after falling overboard from a ferry bound for the Northern Isles has been named.

Antonio Bernabe Ramirez, 64, from Spain, fell from the MV Hjaltland, which operates between Aberdeen and Kirkwall, about 30 miles north of Fraserburgh on 5 August.

He was picked up and taken by helicopter to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Grampian Police said there were no suspicious circumstances and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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