Body found in canal believed to be jogger

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Police are treating as unexplained the death of a man whose body was found in the canal near Twechar.

Emergency services were called to the area on Wednesday evening after reports of a body in the water.

The man, who was in his 50s, is believed to have been a jogger.

The road was closed at the canal bridge for several hours.

A police spokesman said a post mortem examination would be held in due course to establish the cause of death.