Camper killed by tree in Edinburgh was homeless man
A man who was killed when a tree landed on his tent in Edinburgh was homeless, police have said.
The 45-year-old was camping in woodland on the south bank of the Water of Leith, accessed from Miller Row, when the tree feel at about 03:30 on Saturday.
The man, originally from the Glasgow, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 35-year-old man, who was also in the tent, suffered minor injuries.
Police Scotland said forestry experts believed the tree fell as a result of "natural occurrences".
Insp Neill Whiteside said: "This appears to be a tragic set of circumstances which have led to a man losing his life, and his next of kin have now been informed."
A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.