Police confirm Inverness man's body was found on Orkney beach
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POLICE have confirmed that the body found on a beach in Orkney was that of an Inverness man.
The family of John Mackay (51) have been informed and a report has been sent to the procurator fiscal's office.
A police spokesman said: "Police Scotland can confirm human remains discovered on the beach at Dingieshowe, Orkney, on Monday December 14 2020, are that of John Mackay.
"The 51-year-old was was reported missing from the Inverness area on Sunday November 8 2020.
"His family have been informed and a full report has been sent to the procurator fiscal."
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