A POPULAR beauty spot closed to the public after a body was recovered from the site of a car blaze has been reopened.

Longniddry Bents car park No.3 was closed from Wednesday afternoon until this morning after a vehicle fire.

Police and fire services rushed to the scene at around 3.20pm on Wednesday.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson later confirmed a body had been found inside the car.

They said :“Officers received reports of a car on fire within car park three at Longniddry Bents at around 3.20pm on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. A body was discovered within the car.”

There are no suspicious circumstances and the individual who sadly died is not being named. Police said they would be making no further comment.