East Lothian Murder Inquiry

Police have launched a murder inquiry after the body of a man was found at a house.


Colin Armstrong, 49, was found dead at a property in the Macmerry area of East Lothian this morning.

Officers are treating the incident as murder and are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Greenmill Brae area of the village in the early hours.

Detective Inspector Grant Johnston, from Police Scotland's major investigation team, said: ''I am appealing for anyone who was in this part of Macmerry this morning and has any information about this incident to contact Police Scotland immediately.

''I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw a car, possibly a Honda Civic or similar, in the Macmerry or Tranent areas of East Lothian any time overnight.''

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