Cemetery cordoned off after 'unexplained death'

The Howff in Dundee is cordoned off after a body was found.

Officers are investigating after a body was found in a graveyard in Dundee city centre.

Police were called to the Howff in Meadowside just after 9am on Monday morning.

The burial ground and surrounding areas are cordoned off as police continue to investigate.

Police Scotland cordon off The Howff in Dundee after a person's body is found.STV News

The death is being treated as unexplained.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 9.20am on Monday we were made aware of a body found in the Ward Road area of Dundee.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.”

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