Tragic man found in t-shirt and jeans near Nevis River on Christmas Day as cops call for help to identify body
POLICE is asking the public for help in identifying the body of a man found on Christmas Day.
The man was found around 11 a.m. on the banks of the Nevis River in Glen Nevis on Saturday by a member of the public.
Described as being between 50 and 70 years old, around 6 feet tall and of average build, officers say the man was bald with gray or white shaved hair to the sides, a gray or white beard and blue eyes.
He was wearing two white T-shirts, blue jeans, and desert-style boots.
Police say they do not view the death as suspicious.
A police spokesperson said: “Our investigations are ongoing but this death is not considered suspicious.
“The man has still not been identified and I urge anyone who can help me come forward.
Anyone with information can call 101, citing incident 0986 of December 25. “
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