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Bones found at Edinburgh's Pollock Halls identified

Pollock Halls in Edinburgh
Image caption Pollock Halls was sealed off after the discovery last month

Human remains found in the grounds of student halls of residence at Edinburgh University have been identified as a man in his 50s.

His remains were found at Pollock Halls, off Holyrood Park Road, on Wednesday 26 September.

The man was from the Scottish Borders and his family have been informed.

His bones had been in the ground "for some time". The investigation found no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

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