South Scotland

Jedburgh body identified as Hawick man Bob Cantle

Police have confirmed that a body found in the Crailing area of Jedburgh last week was missing Hawick man Bob Cantle.

The discovery was made in an outbuilding in the area on Friday.

A missing person investigation had been under way since Sunday 24 July to try to trace the 45-year-old.

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

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