Tenement searched after body find

posted 20 Oct 2009, 12:44 by South Edinburgh Net Admin
A body has been found at a flat in Edinburgh's Nicholson Street on the south side of the city.

A police spokesman has said that the discovery was made at about 1315 BST on Tuesday and that inquiries were at a very early stage.

He added: "A full forensic investigation will be carried out, to determine cause of death, which is being treated as unexplained."

It is understood that the building has been cordoned off.

The body is thought to be that of an Asian woman.

Source: BBC News