'Suspicious' death at Angus nature reserve

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Kirriemuir incident

Police are treating the discovery of a body in Angus as suspicious.

The man's body was found by a member of the public at the Loch of Kinnordy nature reserve, Kirriemuir, at 05:00.

Officers are still trying to identify the man and have appealed for anyone who was in the area between Tuesday and 05:00 to contact them.

Det Supt James Smith said inquiries were at an early stage and road closures are currently in place beside the reserve.

He said: "We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who was driving in the area between these dates, and has a dashcam. You may have captured footage which may be useful to our enquiries and we would like to hear from you.

'Officers have been stationed on the B951 Kirriemuir to Kirkton of Kingoldrum road, this evening speaking to motorists and members of the public to establish if they have witnessed anything suspicious on the road or surrounding areas either yesterday or the early hours of this morning.

'A review of CCTV is under way, along with house-to-house eiquiries.

"There will continue to be a police presence in the area whilst our inquiries are being carried out."

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