Woman found dead in field following incident on farm

Police attended the scene off the A947 near Turriff at around 3.45pm on Saturday.

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Police are investigating after the woman was pronounced dead in the field.

A 21-year-old woman has died in a field in Aberdeenshire after police responded to reports of an incident.

Officers attended the scene just off the A947 near Turriff at around 3.45pm on Saturday.

Police are investigating after the woman was pronounced dead in the field.

Detective Inspector John Lumsden, from North East CID, said: “Around 3.45pm on Saturday, 3 April, 2021, officers were made aware of an incident within a field off the A947 near Turriff, involving a 21-year-old woman.

“Police attended and sadly the female was pronounced dead at the scene. Enquiries into the incident remain ongoing.”