Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Police investigate Edinburgh body discovery

Police in Gillespie Crescent
Image caption A major police operation is underway in the area where the body was found

Lothian and Borders Police have started an investigation into the death of a man whose body was found in an Edinburgh street.

The 67-year-old was discovered on Sunday morning in Gillespie Crescent in the Tollcross area of the city.

Officers have described the death as "unexplained" and have appealed for anyone who was in the area early this morning to contact them.

Details of the man's identity have not been released by police.

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