Woman dies and daughter in hospital after mountain incident
The mother and daughter had gone hillwalking on Glen Coe when the alert was raised.
A woman has died after a hillwalking incident that left her daughter requiring hospital treatment.
The Mountain Rescue Team and HM Coastguard helicopter were called to Glen Coe after concerns for a woman who was seen on a path leading from the Lairig Eilde car park towards Buachaille Etive Beag at 9.30am on Monday.
During the search, a 52-year-old's body was found a short distance away and both women were taken by helicopter to Fort William.
The first woman, understood to be the 52-year-old's daughter, was taken to Belford Hospital where her condition is described as stable.
Sergeant Ross McCartney said: "Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this tragic incident.
"We are currently carrying out inquiries to establish the full circumstances. These inquiries are currently at an early stage.
"I would like to thank Glencoe MRT and HM Coastguard for their invaluable assistance with this challenging incident."