Man found dead in Birch Hill

Published: 11 Feb 2013 15:300 comments

A MAN was found dead in his home yesterday.

Officers were called to the house in Melrose, Birch Hill, at around 11am on Sunday where they discovered the body of a male in his fifties.

A police spokeswoman said the death is not being treated as suspicious and dismissed rumours of shotgun fire in the area, which emerged on Facebook and Twitter yesterday afternoon.

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