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Man found dead in Penicuik garden named as Robert Reid

Officers at the scene
Image caption Officers were called to the scene on Strathesk Place on Wednesday

A man who was found dead in a garden in Midlothian has been named by police as Robert Reid.

The body of the 29-year-old, who was from Penicuik, was found in the back garden of a house in the town's Strathesk Place at 16:10 on Wednesday.

Lothian and Borders Police said inquiries were ongoing to determine the circumstances surrounding his death.

The emergency services were called to the scene after a member of the public found Mr Reid's body.

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