Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Boxing Day death in Edinburgh 'unexplained'

The death of a man whose body was found in a burn in Edinburgh on Boxing Day is being treated as unexplained.

The discovery was made by a dog walker at Duddingston Road West in the Forkinford area.

Police received a call at 12:50 from a member of the public, alerting them to the discovery in the Braid Burn.

In a separate incident, the body of Andrew Cochrane, 56, was found in a stream next to Holmes Road in Broxburn at 09:00 on Saturday.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

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