Shock as Perth and Kinross Council leader dies suddenly
Ian Campbell became leader last year after working as a councillor since 2007.
Perth and Kinross Council leader Ian Campbell has died suddenly.
Mr Campbell became the local authority's leader last year, having been a councillor for the Highland ward since 2007.
His Conservative colleague, Councillor Murray Lyle, spoke of his shock at his sudden death.
He said: "It is with the greatest shock and sadness that we have learned our friend and colleague Ian Campbell has died suddenly.
"The whole council sends its condolences to Ian's wife Pam, his daughters, and grandchildren at this very sad time."