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Body recovered from River Nith in Dumfries

Bridge Image copyright David Dixon
Image caption The body was recovered from below St Michael's Bridge

A man's body has been recovered from the River Nith in Dumfries after it was spotted floating in the water by members of the public.

It was seen drifting downstream at the Caul at about 11:30.

Emergency services were called out and the body was recovered from below St Michael's Bridge at the Dock Park.

A police spokesman said the procurator fiscal had been informed.

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