St John Vianney Primary School closed after body found
- 9 January 2013
- From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland
More than 260 pupils have been sent home from an Edinburgh school after a body was found near the playground.
St John Vianney Primary has been shut for the day following the discovery of a man's body just before 09:00.
Police said there are no suspicious circumstances. Council staff are offering support to pupils and staff.
A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: "We responded to a primary school in the Inch area of Edinburgh after a man's body was found in the grounds."
He added: "At this stage the circumstances leading to the death of the male are being investigated and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."