Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man's body found in Leith tenement stairwell

Portland Street
Image caption The man's body was discovered in a stair in Portland Street in Leith on Sunday

The body of a man has been found in an Edinburgh tenement stairwell.

The discovery was made in Portland Street in Leith at about 18:00 on Sunday.

The death of the middle-aged man is currently being treated as unexplained, Police Scotland said.

The street was cordoned off overnight and forensic officers were searching the area on Monday morning.

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