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Body of man found in Penicuik garden

Officers at the scene
Image caption Officers were called to the scene on Strathesk Place on Wednesday

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in a garden in Midlothian on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were called to an address on Strathesk Place in Penicuik after the discovery was made at about 16:10.

Lothian and Borders Police said inquiries were at an early stage and they were working to establish the circumstances leading to the man's death.

A spokesman added that the man had not yet been identified.

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