Death of man discovered in stream 'not suspicious', police say

Police are investigating the discovery of the body on Monday morning.

Police not treating body of man discovered in Dalbeattie Burn as suspicious iStock

The body of a man has been found in a stream in Dumfries and Galloway.

Police cordoned off the area around Dalbeattie Burn shortly after 8am on Monday morning following the discovery of the 55-year-old.

Officers say they are not treating the death as suspicious, but a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 8am on Monday, November 14, the body of a 55-year-old man was found near to David Road, Dalbeattie.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. Next of kin have been informed”.

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