Update: Body found in canal in Bainsford

Police have released further information after a body was discovered in the canal in Bainsford this morning (Monday).

Investigating officers have confirmed a man was found in the water near to the Gambero Rosso restaurant shortly after 9am.

The cause of his death is unknown.

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Body found in canal near Bainsford restaurant
Emergency services were called to a report of a man's body found in the canal in Bainsford. Pictures: Michael Gillen

“A man was recovered from the water and sadly pronounced dead by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained pending further enquiries and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”