Tayside and Central Scotland

Body of 27-year-old man found near canal in Falkirk

The body of a 27-year-old man has been found near a canal in Falkirk.

Police Scotland said the discovery was made near Grahams Road in the Bankside area of the town at about 05:00 on Sunday.

The death is being treated as unexplained while inquiries are ongoing.

A cordon has been put in place near the Forth and Clyde Canal and police officers remain at the scene.