Police pull dead body from Fife river

Police say the discovery happened while investigating reports of a missing man.
Police say the discovery happened while investigating reports of a missing man.

Police have discovered the body of a man in a Fife river.

A 70-year-old man was recovered from the River Leven, and follows a search for a man reported missing in the Leven area.

Police have confirmed that they were called to an address in the Leven area after the report of the missing 70-year-old man.

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It is understood to have been in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Around the same time, the body of a man was recovered from the water of the River Leven close to Steelworks Brae in Methil.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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