The man's body was recovered from Ben Lomond. Photo: Alan O'Dowd CC-BY-SA-2.0

The man's body was recovered from Ben Lomond. Photo: Alan O'Dowd CC-BY-SA-2.0

A man’s body has been recovered from Scotland’s most southerly munro.

Lomond Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by police on Saturday after the discovery near the summit of Ben Lomond.

The team said 21 of its volunteers took part in the operation to bring the man’s body from the 974m (3,196ft) mountain.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in Forth Valley have been made aware that a body has been found close to the summit of Ben Lomond.

“The body of a 48-year-old man was recovered by Lomond Mountain Rescue Team and there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.”

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