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Man charged over death of Thomas Lamb in Edinburgh street attack

Thomas Lamb Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Thomas Lamb, 46, was found at Restalrig Circus at about 01:00 on Saturday

A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a man who was attacked in the street close to his Edinburgh home on Saturday night.

Thomas Lamb, 46, was found at Restalrig Circus at about 01:00 on Saturday after officers were called to a disturbance.

He had been at The Tor pub earlier. Forensic tests were being carried out on a pitchfork found at the scene.

The 31-year-old man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court later.

Police said investigations were continuing.

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