Man dies suddenly at Edinburgh betting shop as police say death 'unexplained'

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Police raced to a report of a man having taken unwell last night.

A man died suddenly at an Edinburgh betting shop last night.

Police raced to William Hill on the Capital’s Home Street at 7.10pm last night.

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It had been reported that a man had taken unwell within the bookmakers.

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The man in question died a short time later and police say his passing is ‘unexplained’.

However, they do not believe there to be suspicious circumstances involved.

A spokeswoman for the force said: "Around 7.10pm on Tuesday, 4 June, 2024, we were called to a report of a man taken unwell at a premises on Home Street, Edinburgh.

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"Emergency services attended however he died a short time later.

"The death is being treated as unexplained however there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

"A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal."

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