Skip to site content Skip to main menu

Man who died after getting into difficulty in Loch Caitiosbhal named

Stephen Slavin
Police Scotland can confirm that the man who died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Loch Caitiosbhal was 37-year-old Stephen Slavin.

Around 11.15am on Sunday, 16 August, 2020, police received a report of a man in difficulty in the water near Marvig on the Isle of Lewis.

Stephen, from Ayrshire, was recovered from the water and sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant David MacKinnon from Stornoway Police Office said: “Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding Stephen's death, which is not being treated as suspicious, are ongoing and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

"Our thoughts remain with Stephen's family at this very difficult time."


featured

Recruitment 217X145

Are you ready for a life changing career - Join us.

Coronavirus 101 Feature Bnr 217X145

101 calls are not for Coronavirus information, read our FAQs to help you understand how we are policing the new restrictions.

Ask The Scottish Police Feature Bnr 217X145

The Ask the Police Scotland mobile app is available for Android or Apple iOS.