Man who died in Newtongrange ‘disturbance’ named by police

Man who died in Newtongrange ‘disturbance’ named by police

Police have named a man who died following an alleged disturbance at a property in Midlothian last night. 

Around 8.50pm on Saturday police attended following an incident in a garden at Lingerwood Road, Newtongrange and a 41-year-old man died at the scene.  He can be named as Roderick (Roddy) Georgeson.

Mr Georgeson

Mr Georgeson’s family said: “Roddy was a much loved son, who was kind, bright and a friend to all who met him.”

Detective Inspector Frank Travers said: “We are appealing for information regarding this incident. 

“In particular, I would ask motorists with dash cam devices, who were in the area during Saturday evening, to check their footage for any information which could assist the investigation. 

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank members of the public for their support and co-operation as we continue our enquiries.”

A 48-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death. He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court tomorrow

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