Family 'shocked and saddened' by death of man at flat

Police were called to Westfield Road around 12.55pm on Friday, June 7.

Family ‘shocked and saddened’ by death of Brian Ramsay at flat in Edinburgh Police Scotland

A man who was found dead at a property in Edinburgh’s Gorgie area has been named as Brian Ramsay.

Police were called to Westfield Road around 12.55pm on Friday, June 7 following concern for a man within a property.

Mr Ramsay, 53, was pronounced dead at the scene

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death. 

He appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday, June 10.

Mr Ramsay’s family said that they were “shocked and saddened by his death” and asked for privacy to come to terms with their loss.

Detective Inspector David McAlinden said: “Our enquiries into the full circumstances of this incident remain ongoing.

“We would ask anyone with any information which could assist us with the investigation, that has not already come forward, to please make contact with officers as soon as possible.

“Our thoughts are very much with the family and friends of Mr Ramsay, and we will continue to support them during this difficult time.”

Anyone who can assist is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 1557 of Friday, June 7, 2024. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

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