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Published On: Mon, Jul 17th, 2017 at 9:24am

Police investigation underway after body found in woods near Morningside

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A police investigation is underway after a body was found in woods on Morningside Terrace, near Millar Crescent at 2.20pm on Friday afternoon.

Officers are currently attempting to identify the body.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh can confirm a body was discovered in a narrow wooded area on Morningside Terrace, near to Millar Crescent.

“Enquires are at an early stage to establish the person’s identity and the full circumstances surrounding their death.

“A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”

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- John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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