Sus­pect held on girl’s death

The Scottish Mail on Sunday - - Femail -

A MAN has been de­tained by po­lice in con­nec­tion with a ‘sus­pi­cious’ death in Ed­in­burgh.

Of­fi­cers were called to a flat in Hutchi­son Road, Slate­ford, around 10.25am on Satur­day fol­low­ing con­cern for a woman.

The Scot­tish Am­bu­lance Ser­vice also at­tended and the 21-year-old was pro­nounced dead at the scene.

De­tec­tive Chief In­spec­tor Al­wyn Bell of Ed­in­burgh CID said: ‘Our thoughts are with the young woman’s fam­ily at this in­cred­i­bly dif­fi­cult time and of­fi­cers con­tinue to of­fer them sup­port.

‘The in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the full cir­cum­stances sur­round­ing her death con­tin­ues.

‘How­ever, we’re not cur­rently look­ing for any­one else in con­nec­tion with this.’

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