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Borders Police investigate sudden 'unexplained' death of woman

Borders Police say the woman's death currently seems to have not been under suspicious circumstances. Credit: ITV Border

Borders police are investigating the "unexplained" and sudden death of a woman in Eyemouth.

The 38-year-old died on Sunday, 30th April.

Police say it currently seems to have not been under suspicious circumstances.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained pending further inquiries. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.

– Police Scotland spokesperson

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Police investigate new report of tampering at Cumberland Infirmary

Investigations at Cumberland Infirmary are ongoing Credit: ITV Border

Police are investigating a report of fluid bags being tampered with at Cumberland Infirmary.

They say they received the report last night.

Cumbria Constabulary received a report of medical supplies that appeared to have been tampered with last night (18th January) at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. Detectives have investigated this report and are not treating this as a malicious incident at this time.

– Cumbria Constabulary spokesperson

Police say the investigation that began earlier this month into saline bags being tampered with at the Cumberland Infirmary is still ongoing.

Email probe officers relocated

Hawick Police station Credit: ITV News Border

Seventeen officers from Lothian and the Borders Police are being moved to other departments while misconduct inquiries continue.

The officers are being investigated after emails of a racist and sexual nature were allegedly found on an internal computer system.

Four civilian staff will also be moved to other departments, and a 51-year-old has already been suspended.

Borders Police investigated over racist and sexist emails claims

Hawick Police station Credit: ITV News Border

Seventeen officers and four civilian staff are under investigation in the Borders over allegations of racist and sexist emails.

Lothian and Borders Police say they have suspended a 51-year-old officer and identified another sixteen officers and four staff who appear to be involved.

All of the people are from G Division, which covers the Borders from its headquarters in Hawick.

A police spokesman said it was a huge disappointment that such emails had been circulated on the police system.

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