South Scotland

Kirkcudbright man dies after Isle of Man boat airlift

A Kirkcudbright man has died of a suspected heart attack after being airlifted from a fishing boat off the Isle of Man.

The alarm was raised on Tuesday lunchtime after crew member James Morrison, 45, suffered chest pains and collapsed on board the Aztec.

An RAF rescue helicopter and a lifeboat were sent to the scene.

Mr Morrison was airlifted to Nobles Hospital on the Isle of Man, where it was later confirmed he had died.

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