THE body of a man in his 20s has been found on the bank on the River Isla in Keith.
Police Scotland were called at 7.20pm on Wednesday by a member of the public following the discovery.
Officers state the death is currently being treated as unexplained but there appear to be no suspicious circumstances.
Work continues to trace next of kin.
Detective Chief Inspector Matt Mackay said: "There has been a police presence in the area and police activity will continue.
"If anyone has any information that would help us with this investigation I would ask that they contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 3376 of 25 April 2018."