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Body washed up on Cramond Island in Firth of Forth

Cramond Island Pic Brian Innes
Image caption The body was found washed up on Cramond Island in the Firth of Forth

A man's body has been discovered washed up on Cramond Island in the Firth of Forth.

Police were called to the scene by a member of the public at about 10:00.

The tidal island is a popular destination for walkers. Lothian and Borders Police said they are now trying to identify the man and establish the cause of death.

Police had to wait for high tide to bring the body ashore. It has now been taken to the mortuary.

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