Police are investigating the circumstances after the body of an 18-year-old student was found following a suspected drugs overdose at Edinburgh College on Milton Road East at 1.40am on Sunday.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating following the death of an 18-year-old ‎man at Edinburgh College’s Milton Road East campus.”

He added: “The death is being treated as unexplained, however the circumstances are not believed to be suspicious. A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

An Edinburgh College spokesman said: “This is incredibly sad news and all our thoughts are with our student’s family and friends.

“We’re making sure students on campus have as much support as possible and we’re working closely with Police Scotland to assist their enquiries.”