Man's Body Found In Edinburgh Street
12 December 2015, 12:08
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.''