Edinburgh news: Teenage boy dies after emergency incident in Holyrood Park
A male youth has died after an incident in Holyrood Park.
Emergency services rushed to Holyrood Park, but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police were alerted to the incident in Edinburgh, at around 5pm on Wednesday February, 8. Ambulances and fire appliances were also spotted in the area. A 14-year-old teenage boy was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 5pm on Wednesday, 8 February, police were called to a concern for person incident at Salisbury Crags. Police and Ambulance attended however a 14-year-old male youth was pronounced dead. There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."
A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 17:20 on 8 February 2023 to attend an incident at Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh. A range of resources, including one of our special operations response teams (SORT) and a trauma team, were dispatched to the scene.”
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that they sent a number of resources to the scene.