Two men have been found dead in an Aberdeenshire house.
The men, aged 28 and 44, were discovered within a house on Swann Place, Ballater on Friday.
Police say they are treating the deaths as unexplained.
A post-mortem will now take place as officers investigate the incident.
A spokesman for the force said: “On Friday afternoon, the bodies of two men, aged 44 and 28 years, were discovered within a house in Swann Place, Ballater, Aberdeenshire.
“A post mortem will take place to establish the exact cause of their death which at this time police are treating as unexplained.
“Enquiries are continuing and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”