Teenagers charged after alleged murder in Edinburgh

23 February 2019, 08:26 | Updated: 23 February 2019, 08:32

Police Scotland

Three teenagers have been charged in connection with the alleged murder of a man in Edinburgh.

Officers were called to a flat in Clearburn Road at around 10.40pm on Thursday following a report of a disturbance.

On arrival, a 67-year-old man was found with serious injuries to his head and body and pronounced dead at the scene by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

His death is being treated as murder and three males - aged 15, 16 and 19 - have been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

Detective Inspector Bob Campbell of Edinburgh CID said: "This is being treated as an isolated incident, however we fully appreciate the concern this will cause to the local community.

"I want to reassure residents that we are not currently seeking anyone else in connection with the man's death."

The teenagers are due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.