Tayside and Central Scotland

Fisherman who died in River South Esk named

An 81-year-old fisherman who died after he fell into an Angus river on Thursday has been named.

Michael Anstice, from the Lintrathen area near Kirriemuir, was fishing with a friend at the Inshewan Estate when he went missing at 1100 BST.

His body was recovered from fast-flowing water in the River South Esk at about 1430 BST.

Tayside Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding Mr Anstice's death.

His body was found following an extensive search by the emergency services.

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