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'Unexplained' death at Whistleberry Castle ruins

Whistleberry Castle ruins Image copyright Anne Burgess

Police are treating the death of a woman found near an Aberdeenshire castle ruin as unexplained.

Emergency services were called to Whistleberry Castle near Kinneff at about 01:20 on Friday.

A man was also found injured at the scene and was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where he is said to be in a stable condition.

A police spokesman said: "The investigation is at an early stage and enquiries are ongoing."

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