Inquiries were today continuing after a man died following a house fire in the north-east.
As reported in later editions of yesterday’s Evening Express, four fire engines went to the scene in Reidhaven Square, Keith, when the alarm was raised just after 9pm on Thursday.
The fire was brought under control by 10pm and a man’s body was found inside the property.
Police have launched a joint investigation with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).
Officers said there was no reason to believe the fire was suspicious.
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Detective Inspector Norman Stevenson said: “Inquiries into the circumstances of the fire will be ongoing. However at this stage there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.
“The local community are thanked for their patience whilst emergency services have dealt with this incident.”
The A96 in Keith was closed after the incident.