Man’s body found near to canal

Police cordoned off an area of the Forth and Clyde canal
Picture: Michael Gillen
Police cordoned off an area of the Forth and Clyde canal Picture: Michael Gillen

The body of a 27-year-old man has been found close to the Forth and Clyde canal in Bankside.

The grim discovery was made at around 5am today near to Grahams Road.

Police cordoned off an area of the canal and the road while their investigations continue with diversions put in place for motorists.

It is understood the death is being treated as unexplained.