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Dead body found near Lothian Road

posted 25 Apr 2015, 08:57 by Tollcross Junction   [ updated 25 Apr 2015, 08:58 ]

Police have closed off a city centre churchyard after the body of a man was found early Friday afternoon.

Officers were called to St Cuthbert’s churchyard near the bottom of Lothian Road just before 1pm on Friday.

A police spokeswoman said the death is currently being treated as unexplained but enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

She said: “Police in Edinburgh were called to St Cuthbert’s churchyard, Lothian Road just before 1pm today, after the body of a man was found.

“His death is currently being treated as unexplained but police are carrying out enquiries to establish the circumstances.”

Source: Alistair Grant, Evening News