Police probe after dead body found in grounds of Liberton High School

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found at Liberton High School earlier today.

Tuesday, 30th August 2016, 2:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th August 2016, 3:49 pm
The body was discovered in the grounds of Liberton High. Picture: Ian Georgeson

It is understood the body was discovered in a wooded area at the bottom of the school playing fields.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “A man’s body was discovered in a wooded area at Liberton High School.

“It was reported around 1.30pm on Tuesday 30 August.

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“The death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries to establish the full circumstances are at an early stage.”

More to follow.