Skip to content

Body identified as missing angler

Share
3 Shares
By Fiona Reid
Annan and Eskdale
Body identified as missing angler

A BODY recovered from the River Nith at The Caul at the Whitesands, Dumfries on Thursday has been confirmed as that of a missing fisherman.

Police Scotland state that he has been formally identified as 57-year-old Charles Mellor, who lived in the town.

Mr Mellor’s body was traced by a diving team from Police Scotland’s Marine Unit.

It follows an extensive multi-agency search for an angler reported missing while spending an evening fishing beside the river at the north end of the town last week.

A police spokesman at Dumfries said:  “The Procurator Fiscal has been informed.”

 

NEWSDESK: 01461-202417

 

 

 

 

Uncategorised

18th May

Flats plan for another town centre site

By Fiona Reid | DNG24