Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Body found on disused Edinburgh railway line

Back of flats on Abbey Lane (Pic: Helen Anderson)

A body has been found on a disused railway line on Abbey Lane in Edinburgh.

British Transport Police said it was believed the body, which was found at 11:56, had been there for some time.

Inquires were ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.

Officers said they were working to identify the person and inform any next of kin.

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