Police have arrested and charged a man following a murder in the North West of the city which took place yesterday.

He is due to appear at court today.

A police spokesperson said: “The incident happened in the early hours of Monday 17th December in the Muirhouse Terrace area.

“A 29-year old man is scheduled to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday 18 December.

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John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then he worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and The Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian FC Programme.