Man charged over death of Lionel Simenya

17 March 2019, 08:13

Lionel Simenya Edinburgh murder

A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged over the death of a chef in Edinburgh.

Lionel Simenya, originally from Burundi, died after being found on Ford's Road in the city's Saughton area around 3.50am on March 7.
The 36-year-old had won an award as a chef since moving to the Scottish capital.
On Saturday police said a man had been arrested in connection with the death.
The 22-year-old was also charged and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.
A 21-year-old man arrested on Friday has since been released.