Two people have been found dead at a property in Aberdeenshire.

Police were called to the scene in Rickarton near Stonehaven at around 1.30pm on Thursday.

Officers have launched an investigation.

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A police spokesman said: “Police Scotland is currently in attendance in Rickarton near Stonehaven after receiving a report about the deaths of two adults.

“Police were informed at about 1.30pm on Thursday and inquiries to establish the full circumstances are at an early stage.”