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Bodies of man and woman found in Aberdeen house

Cornhill Terrace, Aberdeen
Image caption Forensic experts at the house where the man and woman were found

Police and forensic officers are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman at a house in Aberdeen.

The bodies were discovered in a property in Cornhill Terrace shortly after 22:30 on Wednesday.

The area has been cordoned off by police who are treating the deaths as unexplained.

Image caption The Cornhill Terrace area has been cordoned off by police

Det Insp Allen Shaw said the inquiry was at a "very early stage" but police officers believe the incident is "contained".

He added: "As our investigation continues there will be a strong police presence in the area and I would like to thank the local community in advance for their patience and cooperation."

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