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Dingieshowe remains identified

Police Scotland have confirmed today, Monday, that human remains discovered on the beach at Dingieshowe, last month, are those of a missing Inverness man.

John Mackay, 51, was reported missing from the Inverness area on Sunday, November 8. His remains were discovered on the Orkney beach on Monday, December 14.

According to police, Mr Mackay’s family have been informed and a full report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

Our thoughts are with Mr Mackay’s loved ones at this time.