Man arrested following death in the Calders

A 32-year-old man has been arrested after a man died falling from a fourth-floor window at a block of flats in the Calders

Emergency services were called to Cobbinshaw House South shortly after 2pm on Thursday. A 35-year-old man was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary before he was pronounced dead.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said:

Police in Edinburgh investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 35-year-old man in the west of the city have arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with the incident.

Officers and emergency services were called to Cobbinshaw House South at around 2.05pm on Thursday April 18 following a report of a man having fallen from a fourth-floor window.

He was taken to hospital where he died a short time later.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. Inquiries remain ongoing.

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