Detectives launch investigation after injured man dies on road

An investigation has been launched into the death, with police appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Detectives launch investigation after injured man dies on road © Google Maps 2022
Edinburgh: Police have launched an investigation.

A man found fatally injured on an Edinburgh road died on the street on Thursday night.

Emergency services were called to Acamdemy Park at around 8.50pm after the man was discovered with serious injuries.

But Scottish Ambulance Service staff pronounced him dead at the scene.

An investigation has been launched into the death, with police appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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Detective inspector Jonny Wright, from Gayfield CID, said: “Officers are investigating after a man was found fatally injured on the roadway at Academy Park, Edinburgh, on Thursday, December 2, 2021.

“At around 8.50pm the man was found with serious injuries. Police and the Scottish Ambulance Service attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries into the full circumstances remain ongoing and a police presence will remain in the Academy Park area throughout Friday.

“We are currently working to establish how the man came to sustain his injuries and would ask anyone who saw or heard anything of concern within Academy Park, between 8.30pm and 8.50pm on Thursday, or has any information in relation to the incident, to contact us as soon as possible.

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“Those with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 and quote incident number 3329 of December 2, 2021.”