A MAN was found dead within a house in Stevenston yesterday afternoon, police have confirmed. 

Officers attended the property in the town's Arthur Street shortly after 4.30pm where they made the discovery. 

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "We can confirm police attended an address in Arthur Street, Stevenston at 4.40pm on Thursday, July 11.

"A 47-year-old man was found dead within the property. This death is not being treated as suspicious and a report has been submitted to the PF.