Falkirk canal tragedy

Emergency services raced to the Union Canal in Falkirk on Friday evening.

By Jill Buchanan
Saturday, 23rd May 2020, 4:53 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd May 2020, 4:53 pm

Police, firefighters and paramedics were all called to the scene, close to Falkirk High Station, around 7pm.

The body of a man was later recovered from the water.

The canal towpath was closed for a period of time.

All emergency services were called to the incident at the Union Canal near Falkirk High Station last night

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Around 6.50pm on Friday, May, 22, officers were called to the High Station Road area of Falkirk, after the body of a man was recovered from the canal.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal, however, the death is not being treated as suspicious.”

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