Police probe after woman found dead at homeless hostel

A 35-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene on Monday.

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An investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead at a homeless hostel in Edinburgh on Monday morning.

Police were called at around 11am on Monday, January 29, to Dunedin Harbour Hostel in the Leith area of the capital.

A 35-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Enquiries are now ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding her death.

The hostel provides accommodation for homeless people on a  short-term and long-term basis.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 11am on Monday, 29 January, police were called to an address in Parliament Street, Edinburgh.

“A 35-year-old woman was pronounced dead.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the death.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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