South Scotland

Body found in search for missing Jedburgh man

Police involved in the search for a man reported missing from the Jedburgh area have discovered a body.

Charles Bird, 68, was last seen leaving his home in Exchange Street at about 11:00 on Tuesday when he set off for work.

A police spokesman confirmed that a body had been found in the Bedrule area at about 13:40 on Wednesday.

Next of kin have been informed.

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