A woman has been found dead in Springburn.

Police were called to Rye Road, a residential area in Barmulloch, at around 12:10 pm yesterday.

Upon arrival, they discovered the body of a 50-year-old and are now treating the death as 'unexplained'.

It is understood that officers proceeded to lock down the area with tape as they launched investigations.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called to Rye Road, Glasgow, around 12.10pm following the death of a 50-year-old woman.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are at an early stage.”