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Boy, 15, found dead at his home in Edinburgh's Balerno

Lovedale Road, Balerno Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called after the boy's body was found at his home in Lovedale Road, Balerno

A 15-year-old boy has been found dead at his home in the south west outskirts of Edinburgh.

Police were called after the boy's body was found at his home in Lovedale Road, Balerno, at about 09:05 on Tuesday.

Police Scotland has launched an investigation into the death of the Balerno High School pupil, who has not been named.

Officers are treating his death as unexplained.

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