Edinburgh police cordon off Lochend Road South as man dies on street after falling unwell
Emergency services descended on the Lochend area of Edinburgh
A man died on a street in Edinburgh after falling unwell.
Emergency services were called after a man became ill outside a shop on Lochend Road South, at around 10.45am on Saturday, March 4. An ambulance arrived on scene, and police officers also attended to assist paramedics. The man, who is yet to be publicly named, died at the scene.
Police have said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 10.45 am on Saturday, 4 March 2023, police were called to assist Scottish Ambulance Service colleagues who were attending to a man who had taken unwell on Lochend Road South, Lochend, Edinburgh. The man died at the scene. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."
The Scottish Ambulance Service has been approached for comment.