This news item may explain what a little of what the police activity near me was last night.
A body has been found in a house in Balbardie Crescent in Bathgate reports say today. It appears that a body was found in the house according to a police spokesman for Lothian and Borders police has confirmed but investigations are currently at an early stage. In a statement L&B police say:
"We can confirm that a major inquiry ahs been launched on Wednesday, following the discovery of what appears to be a body within a house in Bathgate, West Lothian."
Neighbours have said that the couple who live in the house have not been seen since Friday.