'˜Homeless man' found dead in New Town

A homeless man was found dead in a New Town street this morning.

Thursday, 22nd February 2018, 10:32 am
Updated Thursday, 22nd February 2018, 10:37 am

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Officers cordoned off East London Street following the discovery at around 7:45am.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh are currently in attendance following the discovery of a man’s body in East London Street.

Police at the scene of the discovery.

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“The incident was reported to police and emergency services around 7.45am on Thursday, February 22.

“Inquiries are currently ongoing, and the death is being treated as unexplained. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

Police have cordoned off the area.
Police at the scene of the discovery.
Police have cordoned off the area.