Three arrested over Edinburgh flat death probe are released

Three people arrested following the death of a man found seriously injured in the Capital have been released pending further inquiries.

Tuesday, 14th March 2017, 4:48 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:38 am
The three individuals were due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

The 41-year-old was found wounded at a property in Gibson Terrace, which is located in the city’s Fountainbridge area, on Sunday evening.

Ambulance crews treated him at the scene but he was later pronounced dead.

A 36-year-old man and two women aged 34 and 39 were arrested.

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They were expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday.

However, they were released from custody and did not appear in court.

Confirming the development, a Crown Office spokesman said: “The procurator fiscal received a report concerning a 36-year-old man and two women aged 34 and 39 in connection with an alleged incident in Edinburgh on March 12, 2017.”

He added: “After full and careful consideration of the facts and circumstances of the case, they were liberated from custody pending further inquiries and did not appear in court.”