Family pay tribute to man fatally injured outside Wester Hailes flats

Jaymie Stuart Hall
Jaymie Stuart Hall

The heartbroken family of a man who died from injuries sustained outside a Wester Hailes block of flats have told of their loss.

Jaymie Stuart Hall was taken to the Royal Infirmary but later died after a disturbance in Dumbryden Gardens on Saturday.

Jaymie Stuart Hall suffered serious injuries outside the flats in Dumbryden Gardens

Jaymie Stuart Hall suffered serious injuries outside the flats in Dumbryden Gardens

“Jaymie was a much loved father, son and brother,” said his family in a statement issued through police.

“It breaks our hearts to have lost him in such tragic circumstances but he will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends.

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank the NHS staff who tried in vain to save Jaymie and also the police for all their hard work and the support they have given us over the last few days.

“We ask to be left to grieve in private at this time.”

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Detectives launched an investigation and a 41-year-old man was subsequently arrested and charged in connection with Mr Hall’s death.

The suspect appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday where he was remanded to custody.

“This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with Jaymie’s family as they come to terms their loss at this difficult time,” said Detective Inspector David Pinkney.

Chief Inspector Helen Harrison thanked residents in Dumbryden Gardens for their support as the inquiry went on.

“There will continue to be additional patrols in the local area in the coming days and weeks and we are currently working with our partners at City of Edinburgh Council regarding any concerns from the local community in order for them to feel safe in their local area,” she added.

Inquiries surrounding Mr Hall’s death are ongoing and anyone with information can contact the Major Investigations Team at Leith Police Station, quoting incident number 5232 of May 27.