Body find confirmed as missing Alistair Porteous

Body confirmed as missing Edinburgh man.Picture: Comp

Body confirmed as missing Edinburgh man.Picture: Comp

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Police today confirmed a body found in Glen Nevis on Monday is that of missing Edinburgh man Alistair Porteous,

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the 56-year-old’s death and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

In a statement released through Police Scotland, Mr Porteous’ family said: “Our family are relieved that the search is over and that Alistair has been found.

“We are grateful to the amazing team of volunteers co-ordinated by Fort William and Lochaber Mountain Rescue.

“We would now ask for privacy while we grieve.”