Police are investigating the death of a man in Dumbryden Gardens after he was discovered with serious injuries around 9.25pm on Saturday night.

Emergency services attended and the 35-year-old was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment, however he sadly passed away a short time later.

The investigation is currently ongoing and the death is being treated as suspicious.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Chief Inspector Bob Frew of the Major Investigations Team said:  “Our investigation is at an early stage and we will have additional officers in the local area as inquiries continue.

“It is crucial that we establish the full circumstances of this incident as soon as possible.

“With this in mind we are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the Dumbryden Gardens area on the evening of Saturday, May 27.

“I would ask anyone who was in the local area, and has information that will assist our inquiries, to get in touch with us immediately.”

Those with information are asked to contact officers at the Major Investigations Team on 101, quoting incident number 5232 of May 27, or alternatively through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.