Bomb disposal experts were called to a flat in the city earlier today following the death of a teenager.
The 18-year-old woman was found unconscious at the flat in Taylor Place on Sunday and later died.
Just after midday today police officers and the bomb disposal experts arrived at the property.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said “Police in Edinburgh are continuing to investigate the death of an 18-year-old woman who passed away after being found unconscious at a property in Taylor Place on Sunday 2 July.
“Her death is currently being treated as unexplained pending further enquiries.
“As enquiries into the death were carried out at a flat within the building, a number of items were found which require further examination by the EOD.
“These items are not believed to be linked to the death and there is not thought to be any risk to local residents.”
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