Man dies in hospital after being pulled from water at Peterhead harbour

A man has died in hospital after being pulled from the water at Peterhead Harbour.

By Kevin McRoberts
Monday, 24th January 2022, 7:26 am
The man was rescued from the water at Peterhead Harbour but sadly died a short while later in hospital.
The man was rescued from the water at Peterhead Harbour but sadly died a short while later in hospital.

Emergency services, including police, ambulance and coastguard, were called to the harbour on Saturday night.

The 56-year-old man was pulled out of the water and rushed to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, but was pronounced dead a short while after arrival.

A police spokesman said: “Around 10.35pm on Saturday, January 22, officers were called to Peterhead Harbour.

"A 56-year-old man was recovered from the water and taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be forwarded to the procurator fiscal.”