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Arrest made after death of man who fell from window

The man plunged from a fourth-floor flat in Edinburgh on Thursday.

A man has been arrested following the death of a man who fell from a window (David Cheskin/PA)
A man has been arrested following the death of a man who fell from a window (David Cheskin/PA)

Police have made an arrest after a man fell to his death from a fourth-floor window.

Emergency services were called to Cobbinshaw House South in Calder Gardens, Edinburgh, just after 2pm on Thursday to a report that a man had fallen from a block of flats.

The 35-year-old was taken to hospital, where he died a short time later.

Police are treating the death as unexplained.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident which happened in the Wester Hailes area of the city.

A police spokesman said: “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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