Appeal to identify body recovered from Firth of Forth

Police have released a description of a man found dead in Fife on Wednesday morning.

An appeal has been launched to identify a body found in the Firth of Forth.

Police have released a description of the man who was recovered from water near Preston Island in Fife on Wednesday morning.

He is described as white, 5ft10 and aged between 40 and 60 years old with dark hair which is beginning to grey slightly and is bald on top.

He was wearing black Nike trainers, black 3/4 length Lonsdale jogging bottoms, a black Lonsdale hooded tracksuit top, and a Primark khaki green t-shirt with “downtown” and the number “1989” written on it along with the picture of a skyline.

Emergency services attended the scene after receiving reports of a person in the water at around 8.40am.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Cowdenbeath inspector Gavin Cameron said: “If you have any knowledge about who this man is, or any information about why or where he went into the water, please call police on 101.

“We really want to let his family know what has happened to him.”