Police are investigating the death of a man after the Coastguard were called to help a diver in the water near Oban.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) were called out at 10.15am on Sunday and a search and rescue helicopter was sent out with the local Coastguard rescue team.
Oban’s RNLI Lifeboat was also sent out and a man was recovered from the water.
Police said they were investigating the sudden death of a 50-year-old man after the incident.
An MCA spokeswoman said on Monday: “At 10.15am yesterday, a 999 call was received by HM Coastguard regarding a diver in difficulty near Oban.
“The search and rescue helicopter from Prestwick, the Oban Coastguard Rescue Team and Oban RNLI Lifeboat were sent to the scene alongside Police Scotland and the Scottish Ambulance Service.
“The diver was recovered from the water by people on scene.”
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police are currently investigating the sudden death of a 50-year-old man in south Oban around 10.40am on Sunday February 9 2020.
“The death is currently being treated as unexplained but there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.
“A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”