Gretna car body discovery 'not suspicious'
- 29 August 2014
- From the section South Scotland
Police say a man found dead at the wheel of his car near Gretna appears to have taken ill while driving.
A Ford Focus was spotted in a field just off the A75 near the town at about 14:10 on Thursday.
Checks subsequently found the 74-year-old driver John Johnstone, of Longtown, was dead inside the vehicle.
A Police Scotland statement said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances and the procurator fiscal had been informed.