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Investigation after fire body found in Oxcars Court

An investigation has been launched after a man's body was found following a fire in an Edinburgh flat.

The body of the man in his 50s was found at the home in Oxcars Court by emergency services shortly after they arrived on the scene at about 12:35.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police were called to an address in Oxcars Court around 12:35 on Tuesday in response to a fire that had broken out.

"The body of a man in his 50s was discovered within the flat."

He added: "Inquiries are under way in order to establish the circumstances of his death."

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