Police probe after body found in Edinburgh flat

Police investigate at the scene. Picture: ian Georgeson
Police investigate at the scene. Picture: ian Georgeson
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Police have launched an investigation after a body was found in a city flat at the weekend.

The 59-year-old man was found dead in a property in Hailesland Park, Wester Hailes, on Saturday. The cause of his death is not yet known but there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh were called to an address in Hailesland Park, Wester Hailes, at around 10.40am on Saturday, August 8, where the body of a 59-year-old man was found.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained and inquiries are ongoing in order to establish the full set of circumstances.

“As in all cases of sudden death a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”