Police investigate suspicious death in Wester Hailes

Police investigate suspicious death in Wester Hailes

Police are investigating the “suspicious” death of a man in the Wester Hailes area.

Emergency services responded to an incident in Dumbryden Gardens last night, and the man was found injured at around 9.25pm.

He was rushed to the city’s Royal Infirmary but succumbed to his injuries.

Police are still at the scene today and forensic officers were seen searching the area.

A large section of interconnecting pathways between blocks of flats have been sealed off.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating following the death of a 35-year-old man in Dumbryden Gardens.

“The incident happened around 9.25pm on Saturday, May 27 when the 35-year-old was discovered with serious injuries.

“Emergency services attended and the man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment however he passed away a short time later.

“Investigations are currently ongoing however the death is being treated as suspicious.”

Additional officers will be in the local area as enquiries continue and anyone with information that can assist officers is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 5232 of May 27.

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