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Police Scotland has confirmed that a body pulled from the River Nith on Saturday is that of Bryan Cowie - a man from Dumfries who had been missing since last Sunday.
Mr Cowie, aged 41, fell into the river near to the rowing club at Greensands, at around 9.00pm on Sunday, February 5th.
Police were called at around 9:30am Saturday (11 February) to reports that a body had been spotted near Kingholm Quay.
The police worked together with Nith Inshore Rescue Team to recover the man's body, and take it to the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.
In a short statement on Sunday morning Police Scotland said:
"There would appear to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. Mr Cowie's relatives are aware."
A search operation to find a 41-year-old man who fell into the River Nith in Dumfries on Sunday night, continues.
Brian Cowie fell into the river near to the rowing club at Greensands at around 9.00pm.
Emergency services and police divers have been searching the River Nith for the past three days.
A major search operation to find a 43-year-old man who fell into the River Nith in Dumfries last night, continues.
Brian Cowie fell into the river near to the rowing club at Greensands at around 9.00pm last night.
Emergency services including Police Scotland, The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the Nith Inshore Rescue Service and a helicopter from MCA at Prestwick, searched the area throughout the night and resumed this morning.
A major search and rescue operation resumes this morning in Dumfries, after a person was spotted in River Nith last night.
Nith Inshore Rescue and other emergency services continued the search at 6.00am this morning, after standing down at 1.00am.
The search is focused on the Dock Park area of Dumfries.
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Police Scotland report that the searches for missing 41-year-old Bryan Cowie in the River Nith have found no trace of him.