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Missing St Abbs diver Paul Brown's body recovered

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Image caption Police confirmed that Paul Brown's body had been recovered from waters at St Abbs Head

Police have confirmed that the body of a man from Greater Manchester who went missing while diving off the Borders coast has been recovered.

A major search started on Sunday 24 August for 49-year-old Paul Brown.

His body was eventually recovered from waters at St Abbs Head a week after he was first reported missing.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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