Body of man and dog found in hunt for missing hillwalker in Glencoe

Body of man and his dog are found in hunt for missing hillwalker, 33, who were last seen with his beagle in Glencoe

  • Rescue teams recovered a man and dog’s bodies in the Lost Valley area, Glencoe
  • Identification has not taken place yet but Kyle Sambrook’s family were informed 

Mountain rescue teams have recovered the body of a man and dog amidst searches for a missing hillwalker.

Kyle Sambrook, 33, left his home in West Yorkshire last Saturday to go on a wild camping trip in Glencoe.

But concern was raised for his welfare when he failed to return on February 21 as planned. 

Yesterday, Police Scotland confirmed that two unidentified bodies were found following search efforts by the Coastguard and rescue teams.

The force said in a statement: ‘Formal identification has yet to take place, however the family of missing man Kyle Sambrook have been informed.’

Kyle Sambrook was expected to return home on February 21 following a Glencoe camping trip

While the body of a man and dog were found in Glencoe, these have not yet been identified. Pictured: Kyle Sambrook

Kyle was last seen with his beagle called Bane in the Lost Valley area of Glencoe last weekend. 

Police Scotland added: ‘They wish to thank all involved in the search and have requested their privacy be respected.

‘Our thoughts are with Kyle’s family as we support them at this difficult time.’

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