Unexplained death probe as woman’s body pulled from water

Police are investigating the death of a woman found in water in the borders.

Police are investigating after a woman’s body was found in water in the borders.

The body was pulled from the Solway Firth near to Cummertrees, Annan.

Police Scotland confirmed the discovery was made late on Saturday afternoon.

The force said in a statement: “We can confirm that the body of a woman has been found within the Solway Firth, near to Cummertrees, Annan.

“The death is being treated as unexplained and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”

A spokesman for the Maritime & Coastguard Agency said: “HM Coastguard was asked to assist Police Scotland with an incident overnight on the shoreline in the Cummertrees area of Solway Firth.

“Annan coastguard rescue team attended.”