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Man found dead on Orkney island of Flotta named as Brian Hartley

A 64-year-old man found dead on the Orkney island of Flotta has been named by police.

Brian Hartley, from Burnside on the island, was discovered on Monday.

Northern Constabulary said inquiries into the circumstances surrounding his death were continuing, but there did not appear to be suspicious circumstances.

A force spokesperson said a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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