AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a man was found dead at a county beauty spot.

Police are in attendance at the Hopetoun Monument, north of Haddington.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland told the Courier: “At 6pm on Tuesday, a man was found deceased within a car in the car park at the Hopetoun Monument.

“At this time, the death is being treated as unexplained.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.”