Dead waiter plea by police

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POLICE are appealing for help in tracing the relatives of a waiter at a city restaurant found dead in his home.

Ian Mitchell, 63, was found dead at his address in Lockharton Avenue in the Craiglockhart area on Thursday.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal. Mr Mitchell worked as a waiter in La Rusticana Italian restaurant in Hanover Street for 11 years.

A police spokesman said: “He is believed to have a brother and sister in Glasgow.”