Two men who died after disturbance named by police

The men have been named as Gary MacKay and Dwayne MacLeay.

Two men who died after disturbance named by police Police Scotland

Two men who died after a disturbance in Inverness have been identified by police.

The men, who were found at a property in Balloan Road after police were called at about 10pm on Thursday, have been named as 28-year-old Dwayne MacLeay and 35-year-old Gary MacKay.

They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Mr MacLeay’s family said he was a kind and caring person who would help anybody.

They added: “He lived to play his guitar and sing. The family request privacy at this time.”

Mr MacKay’s family said: “Gary was a dearly beloved son of Gordon and Linda, a brother of Darren and Alan, uncle and a friend to many.

“Gary was known by the nickname ‘Chunk’ by many and he will be sorely missed by all. Gary was a happy and friendly person, his passion was to watch Inverness Caley Thistle, his team who he followed for many years.

“We have been shocked by the recent events and would ask that our privacy is respected at this difficult time.”

A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with the two deaths and the injury of a 27-year-old woman. He is expected to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court on Monday.