Police in Edinburgh were called to a disturbance in the street at Restalrig Circus around 1am this morning where a man was found with serious injuries. The 46 year old was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary but was later pronounced dead.
Police have now launched a murder enquiry and are appealing for anyone with information to contact police.
Detective Chief Inspector Keith Hardie said: “This is a murder enquiry and we are keen to trace three men who were seen in the area at the time. We believe the victim had been in the Tor public house prior to the murder.
“Anyone who believes they heard or saw anything that could help with this investigation should contact police on 101.”