AN INVESTIGATION has launched after a 22-year-old man was found dead in Peebles.

Police were called to a house in Violet Bank, Peebles at around 1.10pm on Friday, January 12, following a report of concern for a man.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "The 22-year-old was sadly pronounced dead at the scene and the death is unexplained pending further enquiries, but is not being treated as suspicious.

"A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."