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Body found in missing fisherman hunt

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THE hunt for a missing fisherman has been stood down after the discovery of a body.

Police this morning said they have called off the search for the man who was believed to be missing from a boat found off the Isle of Whithorn last night.

It comes after a man’s body was found on land in the vicinity of Cairnhead Farm, Isle of Whithorn.

The death is being treated as unexplained at this stage and enquiries are presently underway.

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