Kilmarnock death: Bomb squad called in after unexplained death of man

A bomb disposal unit was called in after the unexplained death of a man in Kilmarnock.

Police were called to Craigie Court in the town after the sudden death of a man at about 2.25pm on Wednesday.

The death is being treated as unexplained but police said there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

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But police discovered an item within the home that required the attendance of a bomb disposal unit.

Police bomb disposal unit were called to Craigie Court in Kilmarnock after the sudden death of a man on Wednesday (Photo: Google Maps).

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A number of surrounding properties were evacuated as a precaution, with neighbours kept out for more than 12 hours.

The item was deemed safe and people allowed to return to their homes at about 3.15am on Thursday.

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