Man found dead in Galashiels retail park

A 31-year-old man was found dead in a Galashiels retail park in the early hours of this morning.

The area was taped off and enquiries are continuing.

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A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Police in the Scottish Borders were called to Gala Water Retail Park in Galashiels at 4.40am on Monday, February 15, following a report of concern for a man.

“The 31-year-old was taken to Borders General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained pending further enquiries.”