THE body of an elderly British man has been found in a La Linea marina.

The unnamed 71-year-old Scot was reportedly found floating next to his boat in Alcaidesa Marina.

TRAGEDY: Elderly Brit found dead in Alcaidesa Marina
TRAGEDY: Elderly Brit found dead in Alcaidesa Marina

Police were called just after midday on Sunday and an autopsy is due to take place today.

A source told the Daily Record: “There was nothing at the scene that raised any immediate suspicion that the man died as the result of a crime but the post-mortem will tell police more.”