Man dies in flats plunge in Leith

A MAN has died after plunging from a block of flats onto a street in Leith.

Police deal to an incident on Cables Wynd. Picture: Toby Williams

Stunned onlookers gathered after police taped off Cables Wynd at Yardheads, near the Tesco on Great Junction Street, for several hours after the incident last night.

Forensics teams scoured the area for evidence after reports the man, who has not been named, had fallen from an upstairs window.

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Staff at the Tesco store said they were first alerted to the incident by the sirens and flashing lights of an ambulance and police cars.

A security guard said: “The first we knew of it was when the ambulance arrived and there were all the flashing lights.”