A police investigation is underway after the body of a man was discovered in East London Street around 7.45am this morning,
The street has been cordoned off while investigations are carried out and at this time the death is being treated as unexplained.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh are currently in attendance following the discovery of a man’s body on East London Street.
“The incident was reported to police and emergency services around 7.45am on Thursday.
“Enquiries are currently ongoing and the death is being treated as unexplained.
“A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”