Tayside and Central Scotland

Body found in mountain search is missing hillwalker

Missing man Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Mr Bennett, an experienced hillwalker, went missing on Saturday

Police have confirmed that a body found in the search for a missing hillwalker is that of Daniel Bennett.

The 43-year-old, from Bishopbriggs, was reported missing on Saturday, 21 March, after going walking in the hills around Tyndrum.

Police and mountain rescue teams searching the area found a body in the area of Ben Oss on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination is to be carried out, but officers said there were no suspicious circumstances.

Mr Bennett worked as a software programmer at Durham University.

Image copyright Alan O'Dowd
Image caption Searchers found Mr Bennett's body in the area of Ben Oss late on Tuesday afternoon

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