“Around 3.50 pm on Tuesday, 18th February, police received a report of a man in the water in the Kyle of Lochalsh area. He was recovered from the water and taken to Broadford Hospital where he was pronounced dead,” police stated.
“We are liaising with the relevant authorities including the Marine Accident Investigation Board to establish the circumstances, however the death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”
Mowi reported the tragedy yesterday.
“We are all devastated with this news, and our deepest thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues at this time,” wrote Mowi Sotland’s communications director Ian Roberts.
“Relevant authorities have been notified and are now investigating, including police, Health & Safety Executive and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
“Respecting that an investigation into this incident is ongoing, no further information can be provided at this time.”