POLICE are probing the unexplained death of a man after his body was found near a wind farm by officers.

The tragic discovery was made last Thursday evening on the back hills between Largs and Dalry.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers attended a wooded area in Dalry around 7.30pm on January 12 after being alerted to the sudden death of a 51-year-old man.

"The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.

"A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.