Hawick death not regarded as suspicious

Hillend Drive, Hawick.
Hillend Drive, Hawick.

Police say the death of a 34-year-old man earlier this month is not being treated as suspicious.

Ryan Scott, of Weensland Road in Hawick, was found unconscious in a garden in the town’s Hillend Drive on Thursday, July 12, at around 6.10am.

Paramedics attended, but Mr Scott was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police investigation was launched and townsfolk with any information were asked to come forward, but a spokesman today said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding Mr Scott’s death.

Read the background story here: https://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/news/crime/police-investigate-unexplained-death-in-hawick-garden-1-4768013