Annan schools shut after body discovery

Annan Academy Annan Academy and nearby Hecklegirth Primary have been closed after the body discovery

Two neighbouring schools in southern Scotland have been shut following the discovery of a body in the grounds.

Both Annan Academy and adjacent Hecklegirth Primary are the subject of emergency closures.

The area has been cordoned off while investigations into the incident are carried out.

The two schools - which have a combined roll of about 1,200 pupils - are expected to reopen on Tuesday.

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