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Workman died in 40ft fall from flat

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Image caption The workman was found injured behind buildings on Fettes Row

A man who died after being found injured in an Edinburgh street was a workman who had fallen 40ft from a flat above.

Emergency services were called to Fettes Row in the New Town after the man was found injured behind buildings at 10:15 on Tuesday.

Officers said the 56-year-old later succumbed to his injuries.

Police are not treating the incident as suspicious but a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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