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Edinburgh's Water of Leith body identified

A man whose body was recovered from the Water of Leith in Edinburgh has been identified.

The body of Henry Archibald, 40, from Gilmours Close, was discovered near the Stenhouse Industrial Estate at about 09:30 on Monday.

A bike, thought to belong to Mr Archibald, was found nearby.

It is understood Mr Archibald failed to see a bend in the path while he was cycling and rode off a steep drop into the river.

Police Scotland said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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