Police recover body of missing diver


Police have confirmed that they have found the body of missing diver Paul Brown.

The 49 year old’s body was removed from St Abbs Head late on Sunday evening.

Paul, from Eccles near Manchester, failed to surface after diving into the sea off the St Abbs coast on Sunday, August 24, prompting a widespread search involving coastguard, lifeboats, local fishing and dive boats and an RAF helicopter.

Last week family paid tribute to the father of two, adding that diving was a hobby which had “given him great enjoyment over the years.”