Body of pensioner pulled from Forth and Clyde Canal in Glasgow

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Police: Officers do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances.Deadline News

The body of a pensioner has been dragged out of a canal in Glasgow.

Police were called to the Forth and Clyde Canal in Knightswood at around 7.20am on Wednesday and pulled the body of an 86-year-old man from the water.

A spokeswoman for Strathclyde Police said there were no suspicious circumstances and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

She said: "At 7.20am this morning, the body of an 86-year-old man was recovered from the Forth and Clyde Canal.

"Initial investigations show there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

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