An investigation has been launched after the body of a man was pulled from the Water of Leith earlier today.
Emergency services attended the scene near Couper Street in Leith just before 8am.
A specialist water rescue team from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 7.55am on Saturday, 10 April, 2021, we received a report of the body of a man in the Water of Leith near Couper Street in Edinburgh.
“The body was recovered from the water and inquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.
“As with all sudden deaths, a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”