A man has died after falling ill while in custody at a north-east police station.
The man became unwell at Elgin Police Station on Monday. He was taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in the town, where he was pronounced dead.
A police spokeswoman said: “A post-mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death, which officers are treating as unexplained at this time.
“Inquiries are ongoing and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
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“As is normal procedure in these circumstances, the incident will be reported to PIRC.”
A spokesman for PIRC said: “We are investigating the death in custody of a 29-year-old man in Elgin on Monday.
“The matter was referred to us by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and a report will be sent to them in due course.”