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Man charged in Edinburgh murder investigation

Viewcraig Gardens
Image caption Police were called to Viewcraig ‎Gardens where officers found a man with serious injuries

A 52-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of another man in Edinburgh.

Police were called to Viewcraig ‎Gardens at about 16:00 on Monday following reports of a disturbance.

Alistair Edmond, 37, was found with serious injuries and was taken by emergency services to the city's Royal Infirmary, where he later died.

Police are treating the death as murder. The 52-year-old is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

Det Insp Jon Pleasance, of Gayfield CID, said: "I want to reassure the local community that we are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with Alistair's death.

"Inquiries continue and I'd urge anyone who may have information which can assist and has not yet spoken to officers to contact Police Scotland."

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