South Scotland

Man found dead in Dumfries and Galloway woodland named

Police have identified a man whose body was discovered in woodland in Dumfries and Galloway last week.

John Lochrie, 54, of High Street, Dalbeattie, was found dead at Glenshimmeroch, Dalry, near Castle Douglas on 7 October.

Mr Lochrie was a woodcutter and was working in the woods in the area when he died.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances and the procurator fiscal had been notified.

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