Body pulled from water at canal as police launch investigation

The discovery was made near Strawberry Bank, Linlithgow, on Tuesday morning.

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A body has been pulled from a canal in West Lothian after being discovered in the water on Tuesday morning.

Police were called to the Union Canal by Strawberry Bank, in the town of Linlithgow, at around 9.30am.

It is not known if the body is that of a man or a woman.

Police said an investigation had been launched after the discovery.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers are in attendance at Strawberry Bank, Linlithgow following the discovery of a body within the water.

“Police were called around 9.30am on Tuesday, 21 February, 2023 and enquiries are ongoing.”

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