Police have confirmed the identity of a man found dead at a north-east property.
The body of a man was discovered at a property in Portsoy yesterday evening.
And police have now confirmed it to be 46-year-old Duncan Sutherland, who had previously been reported missing.
A police statement said: “In response to our previous appeal, we can confirm that the body of 46-year-old missing person Duncan Sutherland was found and identified yesterday at a property near Westerwards Croft, Portsoy.
“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
“Duncan’s family have been informed.
“We would like to thank members of the public for their assistance with our enquiry.”