AN elderly woman has died after falling down a set of stairs within a block of flats in the north of the city.
The incident occurred at around 11.30am at an address in Hawkhill Avenue.
Emnergency services raced to the three-storey property but the seventy-nine year old was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are still at the scene but have confirmed that there are no suspicious circumstances.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh responded to an address in Hawkhill Avenue at around 11.30am on Monday December 2 after a woman passed away within a stairwell.
“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”