Body found in the sea off the Isle of Cumbrae

POLICE are investigating the discovery of a man’s body in the water off a popular Scottish island.

The body was spotted on Saturday afternoon from the ferry to Millport. Picture: John Devlin

The coastguard said they were alerted to the incident when a passenger spotted the body while travelling on a ferry to Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was found in the Firth of Clyde at around 2.15pm on Saturday.

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The coastguard said police and the ambulance service recovered the body and are working to establish the circumstances around his death.

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