Body of missing man found

Duns missing man Richard Easton
Duns missing man Richard Easton
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The body of a missing Duns man has been found.

Thirty nine year old Richard Easton (pictured) was reported missing after not returning to his home at Knock Cottage on Wednesday, April 10.

Police launched a search for him across the Borders and his body was found in a in a lay-by at a picnic area in Teviothead, Hawick on Thursday evening.

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.