An 18-year-old has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of 15-year-old Mhari O'Neill on Calton Hill.
A member of the public found the body of Mhari O’Neill close to a bench on Calton Hill at around 6.30am on December 8 2018, just hours after her distraught family had reported her missing to the police.
The 18-year-old man is scheduled to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on today (Tuesday, June 11)
Detective Inspector Susan Balfour, who led the investigation, said: "Our sympathies remain with Mhari's family at this time.
"We will now begin the work to prepare this case for court and I would like to thank all members of the public who came forward with information to assist the investigation."
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