Post mortem to be carried out

A post mortem is being carried out today (Friday) on the body of a man found beside the road in the Back area of Lewis on Wednesday.

Stornoway Police confirmed that a post mortem would be carried out and that this was normal procedure due to the circumstances of the body being discovered outside.

Further details have not been released until all next of kin have been informed.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.