Leith Walk Primary School closed due to police incident

A primary school in Edinburgh was forced to close after a body was discovered in the school grounds on Monday night.

Tuesday, 16th November 2021, 6:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th November 2021, 7:23 pm

The body of a 62-year-old man was discovered by police after they received a report of concern for a person at 10.30pm on November 15.

Parents were sent a text message at 6am on Tuesday telling them that the school was closed and that nobody should attend.

The school will also be closed on Wednesday.

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The force has said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

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Leith Walk Primary School closed due to police incident