Police and ambulances at Beaverbank Place in Canonmills area of Edinburgh after death of man, 38

Police enquiries are ongoing following the death of a 38-year-old man in a flat in the Canonmills area of the city on Tuesday night.

By Caitlyn Dewar
Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 10:04 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 10:25 am
Emergency services were in attendance at around midnight
Emergency services were in attendance at around midnight

Emergency services were called to a flat in Beaverbank Place near Broughton Road last night after the death of a man on Monday.

One witness reported seeing "five police cars and two ambulances" at the scene in the early hours of this morning, shortly after midnight.

Police in Edinburgh confirmed the death of a 38 year-old man had occurred within a flat on the street and that a post mortem will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death.

There is not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "Police enquiries are ongoing into the death of a 38 year-old man within a flat in Beaverbank Place, Edinburgh on Monday, 8 June, 2020.

“A post mortem will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death, however at this time there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances. A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal."