Body found in River Carron near Fankerton

The Fankerton lay-by near the stretch of the River Carron where the body was found yesterday. Picture: Michael Gillen
The Fankerton lay-by near the stretch of the River Carron where the body was found yesterday. Picture: Michael Gillen
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A body was recovered from the River Carron yesterday morning after being spotted by a dog walker at 10.30 a.m.

The body, which is believed to be a man in his 40s, was found in a stretch of river near Fankerton, Denny, adjacent to the B818 road.

Police officers and a forensics team arrived on site and remained there until early evening.

A car which had been left in a nearby lay-by was later removed from the scene.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said there appear to be no suspcious circumstances surrounding the death.