18th April 2019
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Sudden death of young man

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POLICE are investigating the unexplained death of a young man in Lerwick at the weekend.

James Hunter, 23, from Whiteness, apparently became ill in a house in town on Saturday and was taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital where he later died.

A post-mortem will be carried out this week in Aberdeen.

Police said inquiries are at an early stage and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal in due course.