South Scotland

Castle Douglas 'unexplained' death probed

Police have launched an investigation after a 28-year-old man was found dead in his home in Dumfries and Galloway.

The body of Douglas McVitie was discovered in the property on Dee Avenue in Castle Douglas in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police said they were treating the death as "unexplained" and the procurator fiscal had been informed.

They are keen to contact anyone who may have spoken to Mr McVitie in the days prior to his death.

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