Two bodies found in search for father and son, 12, who went missing on walk in Scottish Highlands

30 May 2024, 08:43 | Updated: 30 May 2024, 08:55

The bodies of Tom Parry, 49, and his son Richie, 12 have been found
The bodies of Tom Parry, 49, and his son Richie, 12 have been found. Picture: Police Scotland

By Asher McShane

Two bodies have been found by police searching for a father and his 12-year-old son who went missing while hillwalking in the Scottish Highlands.

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

But they did not return and a major search operation was launched.

Police Scotland said yesterday that their car was found in the Three Sisters car park in Glencoe, a village in western Scotland.

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Police announced this morning that two bodies had been found.

Police said formal identification had still to take place but their family has been informed.

A police spokesperson said inquiries are ongoing but there are no apparent suspicious circumstances.

Insp Craig Johnstone said: “Our thoughts are with all those involved. I would like to thank all emergency services and mountain rescue volunteers.”

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