Police Scotland has launched a murder inquiry following the death of a woman in the Seafield area of the city.
Around 7.50am on Saturday, 18 April, the body of Jadwiga Szczygielska, aged 77, was found within her home in Pirniefield Bank following a call to the Scottish Ambulance Service.
A 44-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday, 21 April.
Detective Inspector Bob Williamson, of the Major Investigation Team, said: “Our enquiries indicate that this was an isolated incident but we are keen to speak to anyone who may be able to help with our investigation.
“If anyone saw anything suspicious in the early morning of Saturday, 18 April, or who may have information that would help us then please call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 0756 of 18/04/2020 or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”