Search operation in Harris recovers body

Following the report of a person missing in the Govig area of Harris late on Tuesday, November 18th, an extensive search involving Stornoway Coastguard Helicopter, land teams from Tarbert and Stornoway Coastguard, Hebrides Search and Rescue and Police Scotland was conducted overnight into Wednesday, November 19th.

As a result of this search the remains of a male person were found near to the village of Govig.

His identity is not being released until next of kin have been informed.