Police rule out stabbing in Mintlaw death

The scene of the incident at Mintlaw
The scene of the incident at Mintlaw

Investigators trying to determine the cause of a suspicious death in Mintlaw have ruled out stabbing a Police spokesperson has confirmed.

Police Officers and an ambulance attended the scene outside Mirchi Indian Cuisine in Mintlaw at around 5.35pm on Monday following reports of a man having collapsed following a disturbance.

Sadly the man could not be revived and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police Scotland are treating the death as suspicious and have launched an enquiry into the circumstances.