Man’s body pulled from Scots river as cops probe ‘unexplained’ death

A man’s body has been recovered from a river in Scotland as police launch an inquest into the ‘unexplained’ death.

Rescue workers rushed to the River Ythan at Ellon in Aberdeenshire this morning.

The body was pulled from the River Ythan near Ellon this morning


The body was pulled from the River Ythan near Ellon this morningPhoto credit: Getty

Officials also made their way to the beautiful spot after receiving the news of the horrifying discovery at 6 a.m.

When they arrived they found the body of a 41-year-old man in the water.

Police have confirmed the body has since been recovered.

It is understood there has been a police presence in the area since the tragic discovery.

According to local reports, police special divers were spotted during the day combing the river.

Officials confirmed they consider the death “unexplained.”

The circumstances of the death are currently unclear.

However, no suspicious circumstances were suspected, the police added.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We have been made aware of the body of a 41-year-old man found in the River Ythan off Riverside Road in Ellon around 6am on Tuesday 25 July.”

“The body was recovered.

2His death is being treated as unexplained, but there are no suspicious circumstances.

“A report will be submitted to the prosecutor in due course.”

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Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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