Tayside and Central Scotland

Man's body washed up in burn at Carnoustie beach

Barry Burn at Carnoustie beach Image copyright Google
Image caption The body was discovered in Barry Burn at Carnoustie beach

Police are investigating after a body was found in a burn next to a beach in Carnoustie, Angus.

The body was found in the Barry Burn, near Carnoustie Golf Hotel, at about 12:40 on Sunday.

The Coastguard and Scottish Fire and Rescue were also alerted but were then stood down. An area near the Barry Burn has been cordoned off.

Police said the death was being treated as unexplained but said there were no suspicious circumstances.

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