In a tragic discovery on Monday afternoon, a body was found in Tyock Burn, near East Road in the town of Elgin. The alarm was raised at approximately 3:05pm, prompting a quick response from emergency services. Currently, officers from Police Scotland are at the scene, and the A96 is closed in both directions between Tyock Industrial Estate and Ashgrove Road.
The news of this distressing incident quickly spread as a picture of the cordoned-off road, with fire crews in attendance, circulated on social media. The exact circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body remain unknown at this time.
Authorities have confirmed that the body belongs to a man. However, no further details have been released regarding his identity or the possible cause of death. Police are now fully engaged in their investigation to determine the circumstances leading to this unfortunate incident.
The closure of the A96 has caused disruptions in the area, with motorists advised to find alternative routes until the road reopens. The local community in Elgin has been shaken by the discovery, and thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased during this difficult time.
While speculations and rumors may circulate, it is important to allow the authorities to conduct their investigation and provide accurate information. The police spokesperson said, “Emergency services are at the scene, and we are working diligently to establish the facts surrounding this incident.”
As more details emerge, the community will seek answers, hoping for a swift resolution and closure.