Diver, 66, dies while exploring shipwrecks in Scapa Flow

Scapa flow

From Daily record

A man has died while diving near a shipwreck.

The 66-year-old was exploring wrecks in Scapa Flow, Orkney when he got into difficulty at around 11.30am yesterday.

He died at the scene, Northern Constabulary said.

The circumstances are not suspicious and no more details will be issued until the man's family have been informed.

A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

Scapa Flow is popular with divers exploring First World War wrecks on the seabed.


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