Folk guitarist’s Hawick death

John Renbourn
John Renbourn

Legendary folk guitarist John Renbourn has died at his Hawick home.

It is thought the musician, who was 70, suffered a heart attack.

A police spokesperson told the Hawick News: “We can confirm that the body of a 70-year-old man was discovered at a private address in the Borthwick Brae area around 10pm last night (Thursday).

“There are no suspicious circumstances and a report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.”