Body found atSt Abbs Head

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

Tuesday, 20th February 2018, 09:45 am
Updated Tuesday, 20th February 2018, 09:47 am
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.

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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.”

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.