A 58-year-old man was found dead in Langlee, Galashiels, early this morning, following an extensive search which took in the woods on Langlee hill and the riverside at Galafoot.
The man, who has not yet been named, was found nearby the railway bridge at Winston Road.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police in the Scottish Borders carried out search activity in the Winston Road area of Galashiels on Wednesday, December 14, as part of inquiries to trace a 58-year-old missing man.
“Sadly, the man’s body was found near to the railway bridge at around 2.30am on Thursday, December 15.
“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding this death and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.
“Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this time.”