Man's Body Found In Edinburgh Street

12 December 2015, 12:08

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Police have appealed for information after the body of a man was found in an Edinburgh street.

The Scottish Ambulance Service contacted officers after the man was found lying in Leamington Terrace, near its junction with Bruntsfield Place, at around 5:35am.

The death is being treated as unexplained.

Officers want to trace a couple who are understood to have tried to help the man.

Police Scotland Detective Inspector Alan O'Brien said: "Our inquiry is at an early stage and we are currently working to establish the man's identity.

"However, I encourage anyone who may have noticed or spoken to this man and can provide potentially vital information on his movements to please contact police immediately.

"In particular, we understand that a couple had attempted to help the deceased male and I appeal to them to come forward as soon as possible.''

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