Elderly Couple Found Dead On Isle

3 November 2014, 17:26

An elderly man and woman have been found dead in a house on a small Scottish island.

Police launched an investigation after the discovery at the property in the West Bay area of Millport on Cumbrae, in the Firth of Clyde, this morning.

It is understood officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Around 11.20am, the bodies of an elderly man and a woman were found within a house in West Bay, Millport.

"Inquiries into the incident are continuing.''

Also known as Great Cumbrae, the island off the Ayrshire coast is around four miles long and two miles wide and Millport is its only town.