Man's body found near Fife cemetery

Police have started an investigation into the discovery of a man's body on a footpath near a cemetery in Fife.

Officers have sealed off an area close to MacDuff Cemetery in East Wemyss. The body was found at about 15:00 on Monday.

Fife Constabulary said the dead man was 22 years old and local to the area. His relatives have been informed.

The death is being treated as "unexplained" pending a post mortem examination.

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