Body of Scottish farmer recovered from river during Storm Babet
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Police Scotland has confirmed a woman has died after being swept into a Scottish river during Storm Babet.
Officers said the body of 57-year-old Wendy Taylor was recovered from the Water of Lee in Glen Esk at 4pm on Thursday (October 19).
There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding Mrs Taylor's death and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal, police confirmed.
RSABI paid tribute to her on Monday (October 23) and said she had 'many friends in the Scottish farming community'.
Farmers Guardian understands Mrs Taylor farmed with her husband George and together they ran Taylors Snacks Group, formerly Machie's Crisps.