Death of unidentified man in seaside town treated as suspicious

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Probe: Officers are investigating the death.SWNS

The death of an unidentified man found in a house in Saltcoats is being investigated as suspicious by police.

The body was discovered inside the property on Wheatley Road in the North Ayrshire seaside town on Thursday.

Police Scotland said detectives are following a positive line of inquiry.

A spokeswoman for the force said: "Police are currently investigating the death of an as yet unidentified man within a house in Wheatley Road, Saltcoats on Thursday 4 July 2013.

“Police are currently treating the death as suspicious and officers are following a positive line of inquiry."

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