Man arrested over assault on pensioner who later died

Margaret Grant, 79, died following a disturbance at her house in Edinburgh’s Restalrig Circus last month.

Investigation: Margaret Grant died in hospital following a disturbance at her home in Edinburgh.
Investigation: Margaret Grant died in hospital following a disturbance at her home in Edinburgh.

A man has been arrested in connection with an assault and robbery at the home of a pensioner who later died.

Margaret Grant, 79, died in hospital following a disturbance at her house in Edinburgh’s Restalrig Circus at around 6.50pm on Friday, January 24.

A 39-year-old man is due to appear at the city’s sheriff court on Wednesday in connection with an assault and robbery.


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