Body identified

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POLICE have named the man whose body was recovered from the River Tweed near St Boswells last Thursday.

He is 46-year-old Ian Kyle from Newtown St Boswells.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Kyle whose body was seen floating in the water near Mertoun Bridge at around 11.30am and was later recovered by fire fighters.

A report on the circumstances of Mr Kyle’s death has been sent to the procurator fiscal.