A body has been recovered after police were called to a “motorbike on fire”.
Emergency services were alerted to the incident in Midlothian on Sunday morning.
The death is currently being treated as unexplained.
Police said enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.
A force spokesperson said: “We received a report of a motorbike on fire near Hadfast Road, Cousland, around 9.20am on Sunday, January 17.
“On arrival, officers discovered the body of a person nearby.
“The death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.”