Man named following Heiton deaths

Published 11 January 2018

A man who died in an incident in Heiton in the Scottish Borders on Boxing Day can now be named.

He has been formally identified as Kevin Armstrong, who was 53 and from the village. He died in an incident at an address in Ladyrig View on Tuesday 26th December 2017, in which Pauline Cockburn, aged 48 and from Kelso, also died.

Pauline’s death is being treated as murder whilst Kevin’s death is not suspicious.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing but police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

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