Man’s body found in Lerwick

The body of a 39-year-old man was discovered at 9pm on Friday evening near the path around the Clickimin Loch in Lerwick.

According to workers in the area when they arrived this morning the police had erected an incident tent and cordoned off part of the path at the back of the Clickimin Centre near the Clickimin South football pitch.

By lunchtime the area had been cleared. Police stated this afternoon that a report on the circumstances surrounding the death would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Dt Sgt Graeme Johnstone stated: “Police are keen to speak to anyone who has any information or may have  been in the area at that time and would encourage them to contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at

“No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.”


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