Man dies after falling ill in Calton Road cemetery

A man has died after suddenly falling ill in an Edinburgh cemetery.

The incident is thought to be a medical matter. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Police in Edinburgh were called to Calton Road on Thursday, August 20, at around 2:30pm following a report of concern for a man.

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The male was transferred by ambulance to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh however he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances and as in all cases of sudden death, a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.