A police investigation has been launched after a man's body was found in a car in the car park of Glasgow's National Hockey Centre.

The body was discovered in the car park of the centre in King's Drive at 12.40am today.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Around 12.40am this morning the body of a man was found in a car within the car park at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre in King's Drive, Glasgow.

"At this time the death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem will be held in due course.

"The man has still to be formally identified."

The centre, which has been specially designed to host the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games hockey competition, is closed today following the discovery.

A statement on the centre's Facebook page said: "Glasgow National Hockey Centre is closed today due to a police incident. We won't be able to answer the phone so please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Sorry for any inconvenience caused."