A man has been arrested in connection with a murder probe into the death of a woman whose body was found near a roundabout in Aberdeen.
Police shut down the area surrounding Stoneywood Road in Dyce on Saturday morning following the discovery of the woman.
Forensic and uniformed officers were pictured at the scene while a large cordon was erected during the initial investigation.
Police Scotland say the death is being treated as suspicious and officers from the major investigation team have taken over the investigation.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Officers are expected to maintain a large visual presence in the area over the coming days.
Detective Superintendent Andrew Patrick of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team said: “Enquiries are at an early stage and there will be a significant police presence and activity in the area of Stoneywood Road, Dyce, whilst we carry out our investigation into this incident.
“This would appear to have be an isolated incident and there is 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 518 of September 17.”