Edinburgh police close Caroline Terrace after death of elderly woman

Police have closed Caroline Terrace in Corstorphine this afternoon, after the death of an elderly woman.

Friday, 14th May 2021, 4:06 pm

Officers, along with a crew from the Scottish Ambulance Service, were called at around 1:25pm, after the 80-year-old collapsed at the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesperson confirmed that the woman, who has not yet been named, died a short time later.

The spokesperson added that the force was not investigating any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

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They told the Edinburgh Evening News: “Officers were called to assist the ambulance service after an 80-year-old woman took unwell on Caroline Terrace in Edinburgh around 1.25pm on Friday, 14 May, 2021.

“She died a short time later.

“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

Police have closed Caroline Terrace in Corstorphine this afternoon, after the death of an elderly woman.

It is understood that Caroline Terrace, which was shut by officers soon after their arrival, remains closed and will re-open later today.

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