A person's body has been found near to a rail track in Leith, British Transport Police (BTP) have confirmed.
BTP were called at 8.05am today (Wednesday) to reports of a body near to a section of the track in Allanfield, Leith.
The person's identity and the circumstances that led to their death are still being investigated.
A spokesperson for BTP said: "BTP officers were called at 8.05am on 03/07 following a report of a body being found near a section of rail track in Allanfield, Edinburgh.
"Officers are currently at the scene and are working to establish the person’s identity and the circumstances behind the incident."