Body of a man recovered from Water of Leith

Police are investigating after a body was recovered from the Water of Leith.

Police are investigating after a body was recovered from the Water of Leith.

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POLICE are investigating after the body of a man was pulled from the Water of Leith.

An ambulance and police cars were seen the area close to the Stenhouse Industrial Estate this morning.

Police have confirmed that his death is being treated as “unexplained”.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh responded to the Water of Leith, near to the Stenhouse Industrial Estate, at around 9.30am on Monday July 21 where the body of a man was recovered from the water.

“Enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances surrounding his death, which is currently being treated as unexplained.”