Two arrested after Cuminestown death

One man dead and two arrested after police were called to an address in the Cuminestown area

Police Scotland can confirm that officers were called to an address in the Cuminestown area about 4.45am on Wednesday 26 June 2019.

An injured man was conveyed to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary however he has sadly died.

Two men have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Detective Inspector Gary Winter said

Enquiries are at an early stage and there will be a significant police presence and activity in the Turriff and Cuminestown areas whilst we carry out our investigation into this incident. This would appear to have be an isolated incident and there was no wider threat to the local community.

Anyone who heard or saw anything in the area is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 0441 of 26 June.

Proceedings are now live under the Contempt of Court Act and due to legal considerations, the text above has been approved by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.
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