South Scotland

Body pulled from River Nith in Dumfries

A body has been pulled out of a river in Dumfries.

Emergency services were called to the River Nith in the town at about 14:00 on Tuesday.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "Around 2pm on Tuesday July 25 2017, a body was recovered from the River Nith near to East Riverside Drive in Dumfries.

"Inquiries are at an early stage."

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