Western Isles Police are investigating the sudden death of a man in Stornoway on Monday (11 May).

The 48-year-old man was found to have died at an address at Macmillan Brae, where he was found around 8.45am on Monday.

His death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

In other police news,

Video-link court appearance

a 27-year-old man has appeared at Inverness Sheriff Court by video-link from Stornoway, after he was arrested in Benbecula at 1.42am on Sunday (10 May).

He was arrested for Police Assault after police were called to an incident and was brought to Stornoway, where he was kept in custody until his court appearance on Monday. He has now been released on bail.

Court after disturbance

Police were called to a disturbance in Stornoway at 9pm on Friday (8 May) where an 18-year-old man was arrested and charged with breach of the peace, vandalism and assault.

He was later released on an undertaking to appear in court at a later date.