Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man's body found at Edinburgh City Council headquarters

Waverley Court in East Market Street
Image caption The body was found at Waverley Court in East Market Street at the rear of the building

The body of a man has been found in the grounds of Edinburgh City Council's headquarters.

The body was found at 08:00 at Waverley Court in East Market Street in the garden area at the rear of the building.

A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said inquiries were at an early stage, and they were working to establish the circumstances of his death.

An Edinburgh City Council spokeswoman said they were assisting the police.

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