Bodies found in search for missing father and son in Scottish Highlands

Police searching for a father and son who went missing after going hillwalking in the Scottish Highlands have found two bodies.

Tom Parry, 49, and Richie Parry, 12, were due to return to their home in Cheshire on Wednesday after visiting Glen Nevis and Glencoe.

Their car was found in the Three Sisters car park in Glencoe where they stopped on Tuesday to go hillwalking.

Inspector Craig Johnstone of Police Scotland said on Wednesday that “Tom and Richie have not returned home as planned” and extensive searches were carried out in the Glencoe area to find them.

Police said that two bodies were found during a search in Glencoe on Wednesday evening.

They are yet to be formally identified. However, the family of Mr Parry and his son have been informed.Police said inquiries are ongoing but there are no apparent suspicious circumstances.Mr Johnstone said: “Our thoughts are with all those involved. I would like to thank all emergency services and Mountain Rescue volunteers.”

Police said that a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.It comes as the search for a missing pensioner now enters its fifth day.No trace of Mary Molloy has been found since she was last seen on the remote Isle of Rum last Saturday afternoon.

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