Police have confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man in a north-east town.
Officers were called to The Haughs in Turriff yesterday morning after receiving reports that a man had sadly died.
Last night, two police vans could be seen positioned on a patch of land between Turriff Cricket Club and a line of trees at the Burn of Turriff.
Police tape had been placed to cordon off a section of land bordering the cricket club.
The area is a popular spot for dog walkers, who know it as The Den.
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The man’s body was taken from the scene by investigators at around 4.30pm yesterday.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “The body of a man was discovered at the Burn of Turriff at about 9.10am on Sunday morning.
“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”