POLICE in the Borders are supporting colleagues in York to find the family of a Borders man.

Last week Douglas Kernaghan was found dead in his home in Brecksfield, York.

The 63-year-old was from Hawick and had two brothers.

In a post on social media, North Yorkshire Police said: "Some sad news but we’re hoping someone may know this York man's family.

"The Coroner’s Office have asked for our help to locate the next of kin of a Mr Douglas Kernaghan.

"Mr Kernaghan, who was aged 63, was sadly found dead at home in Brecksfield, York last week. His death is not thought to be suspicious.

"We believe he was from Hawick, Scotland and that he had two brothers.

"If you have any information that would help the Coroner to locate any members of Mr Kernaghan’s family please email coroner@northyorkshire.police.uk."