A man has appeared in court charged with murder in Aberdeen.
Alan Geddes's body was discovered when police were called to an incident on Ruthrieston Crescent around 5:35am on Saturday.
Stuart Quinn, 33, was charged in connection with his death and appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today.
He made no plea and was remanded in custody.
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The family of 56-year-old Mr Geddes, who was from the city, earlier released a statement through Police Scotland.
It said: "We are heartbroken to share the news that Alan was tragically taken from us on 7 December.
"Alan was a devoted dad, brother, uncle and friend. He will be remembered for his selfless loving nature and will be sorely missed by all."
A report over his death is to be submitted to the procurator fiscal and Quinn is due to appear in court again within eight days.