Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Murder probe after man fatally injured on Edinburgh street

The death of a man found in an Edinburgh street with serious injuries is being treated by police as murder.

The 46-year-old was found at Restalrig Circus at about 01:00 BST after officers were called to a disturbance.

He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary but was later pronounced dead.

Police Scotland said a murder investigation was now under way. They are keen to trace three men seen in the area at the time.

Det Ch Inspector Keith Hardie added: "We believe the victim had been in the Tor public house prior to the murder.

"Anyone who believes they heard or saw anything that could help with this investigation should contact police on 101."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites