Mr Baillie was reported missing after going walking in Glen Etive

Mr Baillie was reported missing after going walking in Glen Etive

Police have named the man whose body was found on a Highland mountain yesterday.

James Baillie of Balerno, Edinburgh, was reported missing after embarking on a solo walk in Glen Etive.

Rescuers found the 74-year-old’s body on Stob Dubh after a major search lasting two days.

A Royal Navy Sea King search and rescue helicopter from HMS Gannet in Ayrshire joined the operation, which involved Glencoe, Oban and RAF Leuchars Mountain Rescue Teams, aided by Search and Rescue Dogs Association handlers and animals.

Search teams found Mr Baillie’s body about 2.30pm yesterday on the 883m (2,897ft) corbett.

He had last been seen at noon on Wednesday.

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