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Murder inquiry launched after body of Colin Armstrong found in Macmerry

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Image caption Colin Armstrong's body was discovered at a house in the Greenmill Brae area

A murder inquiry is under way after the body of a man was found in a house in East Lothian.

Police Scotland has appealed for witnesses after 49-year-old Colin Armstrong was found at the property in Macmerry on Tuesday.

Officers want to speak to anyone who was in the Greenmill Brae area of the village in the early hours of Tuesday.

They are also keen to hear from anyone who saw a Honda Civic car in Macmerry or Tranent overnight.

Image caption Police Scotland has appealed for witnesses who were in the area in the early hours of Tuesday

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