River Tweed body discovery

River Tweed where a man's body was discovered Credit: ITV Border

Police are continuing investigations after a man's body was found in the River Tweed.

The discovery was made near St Boswell's at 11.30am yesterday. Fire Fighters managed to retrieve the body from Mertoun Bridge at 2.30pm.

The man is understood to live locally and was in his 40s.

His death is being treated as unexplained.

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Body found in river

Police are investigating after a body was found in the River Tweed.