POLICE have confirmed that the body of a woman was discovered this morning (Thursday, May 9th) on a beach near Stornoway.
It is believed the beach is near the village of Swordale in the Point area of Lewis.
A report was made to police at around 8.11am by a dog walker.
Inquiries are at an early stage and further information will be released by police later today.
Updates will be available through our website.