The body of a teenage girl has been discovered near a popular country park.

The 18-year-old was discovered near the Dean Park in Kilmarnock on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the scene around 4.40pm.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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A spokeswoman for Police Scotland, said: "Around 4.40pm on Sunday March 17, a 18-year-old girl was found dead near to a park in Dean Street, Kilmarnock.

“A post mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death however police are not treating the death as suspicious.

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“A report will be sent to the PF.”

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