Man dies after paddling in Burn

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Police have named a man who died yesterday (Tuesday) after taking ill while paddling in water at St Vigeans nature trail.

Tayside Division officers as well as other emergency services attended the scene at Brothock Burn around 8.30 p.m. where 64-year-old Dennis Willox has became unwell.

But despite the best efforts of the paramedics, Mr Willox, of Gardner Lane, Arbroath died while being transferred to hospital.

Police say there are no apparent suspicious circumstances and as with al sudden deaths, a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.