Police have launched an investigation after an unexplained death of a man in a north-east town.
Officers said the man died suddenly and they were called to Greig Place in Stonehaven just before 9.30am today.
They have not released any more information about the man or the incident, and have asked for anyone with useful information to get in touch.
It is understood the death is not being treated as suspicious, and no arrests have been made.
Detective Sergeant Stephen Beattie, from north-east CID, said: “Police were called around 9.25am to the Greig Place area of Stonehaven, following the sudden death of a man.
“The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, if they would prefer to remain anonymous.