Investigation launched after pensioner found dead in garden

The 86-year-old man was discovered in a garden in Bearsden on Friday evening.

An investigation has been launched after the body of a pensioner was discovered in Bearsden.

At around 5:50 pm on Friday, an 86-year-old man was found in a garden on Jackson Place.

Police are currently treating the man’s death as “unexplained”, with a post-mortem due to take place.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “Around 5.50 pm on Friday, 3 January, 2020, the body of an 86-year-old man was discovered within a garden in Jackson Place, Bearsden.

“A post mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death which police are treating as unexplained at this time.

“A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”