Emergency services were called to a north-east street this afternoon after a man died suddenly.
Police and an ambulance attended Turriff High Street at 3.20pm due to a medical matter.
The road was closed off for more than an hour, with residents urged to avoid the area.
Police confirmed that an 86-year-old man had died suddenly.
A spokesman said: “Around 3.20pm on Monday officers were called to the High Street area of Turriff following the sudden death of an 86-year-old man.
“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.”