Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged over Wester Hailes death

Martin Hughes
Image caption Martin Hughes died in hospital after being stabbed

A 30-year-old man is due to appear in court charged in connection with the death of a man in Edinburgh.

Martin Hughes, 33, died after being stabbed in the Wester Hailes area at about 1500 BST on Monday.

Witnesses saw the him leave a block of flats in Wester Hailes Park before collapsing outside on the road.

He was taken by ambulance to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary but later died from his injuries. Police are still appealing for witnesses to the incident.

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