Man dies after fall from Edinburgh's Salisbury Crags

Police Scotland has confirmed the death of a man following an incident in the Capital on Saturday afternoon.

Sunday, 18th July 2021, 2:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 12:05 pm

Around 12.20pm, the force received a report of a concern for a person who had fallen from Salisbury Crags.

The public was asked to avoid the area while a heavy emergency response operation was underway.

A statement today read: “Officers can confirm that a 41-year-old man has died following a report of a concern for a person at the Salisbury Crags around 12.20pm on Saturday, July 17.

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Emergency services at the scene yesterday. Picture: Layla Storstein

"There are no suspicious circumstances and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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