Body found atSt Abbs Head

Police are investigating following the death of a man in St Abbs.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 20 February, 2018, 09:45
Emergency services at St Abbs Head. Picture by HM Coastguard.

The body of the 65-year-old was found at the bottom of the cliffs, near to St Abbs Lighthouse at around 11.15am on Sunday.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “The death is currently being treated as unexplained, however, there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances and inquiries are continuing.”

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The recovery operation also involved Berwick, Eyemouth and Dunbar Coastguard teams as well as St Abbs independent lifeboat and Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat.

The coastguard teams and lifeboat crews then received a second call out following reports of a missing person who was later found by police.