Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Murder charge after death in Edinburgh flat

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Image caption Police tape has been put across the stairwell door

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a man after an incident in an Edinburgh flat.

The 47-year-old died after being stabbed in Stenhouse Gardens North at about 2200 BST on Wednesday.

A 48-year-old man is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday charged with murder.

The Scottish Ambulance Service said the stabbing happened in a ground floor flat. The stairwell of the flat had to be sealed off.

In a separate incident, a 38-year-old woman was injured in a hit-and-run incident in the same street at about 2130 BST.

The woman was taken to the ERI for treatment on minor injuries to her back, arms and mouth.

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