A man has been arrested after two men were found dead following an incident in Inverness.
Emergency services were called to Balloan Road in the city on Thursday at around 10pm.
The deaths are being treated as suspicious.
Detective Chief Inspector David Hadden, of Police Scotland’s major investigation team, said inquiries are “at a very early stage”.
“My thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased at this difficult time,” he said.
“I would like to take this opportunity to stress that there is no threat to the wider community.
“This appears to have been a contained incident, however, there will be a significant police presence in the area while our investigation continues.”
He added: “I would like to thank local residents for their patience meantime.
“Anyone with information about this incident, who has not yet spoken to the police, is asked to contact 101 quoting reference number 4347 of 28 May, 2020.
“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 to remain completely anonymous.”