Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Body found near World's End pub in Edinburgh

A body of a man has been found near a well-known pub in Edinburgh.

The discovery was made in a close off the High Street near the World's End pub at about 1900 BST on Wednesday.

Lothian and Borders Police said it had launched an investigation into the man's death and called for anyone with information to come forward.

There are understood to have been no suspicious circumstances. Police said they were treating the death as unexplained.

A spokesman added: "Inquiries are ongoing in order to establish the circumstances of his death, and anyone with any information that can assist should contact police immediately."

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