Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Woman dies in Edinburgh city centre after disturbance

Tollcross
Image caption Police were called to the incident in West Tollcross

A woman has died following a disturbance in the centre of Edinburgh.

Police were called to the incident in West Tollcross at about 18:20 on Tuesday.

Officers discovered the woman with serious injuries. She was treated by ambulance staff but died a short time later.

A 28-year-old man has been detained by police. They have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed a disturbance in the area to contact them.

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