Body found in Tweedbank house

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The body of a man has been found in a property in Broadlee Bank, Tweedbank.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in the Borders responded to an address in Broadlee Bank, Galashiels at around 1.30pm on Thursday, February 18, where the body of a man was found within.

“Inquiries are ongoing to identify the man and establish the full circumstances surrounding his death, which is currently being treated as unexplained.”

Social media reports say the area around the house has been taped off.