Highlands & Islands

Man arrested over man's death in Thurso

A man has been arrested following the death of another man in Thurso.

Police Scotland said officers were called to a property in the Holburn Avenue area of the town at about 08:00 on Tuesday.

A 32-year-old man was pronounced dead a short time later, and a 24-year-old man was arrested.

Police Scotland have described the incident as "contained". The 24-year-old man is expected to appear at Wick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

Det Insp Brian Geddes, who is leading the investigation, said: "There will continue to be an increased police presence in the area for some time whilst we continue our inquiries, and I would urge anyone with any information who has not yet spoken to police to call 101, quoting incident 500 of November 27."

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