A woman’s fatal fall from Arthur’s Seat is being treated as ‘suspicious’

A man has been arrested in connection with the death

A 27-year-old man has been arrested following the death of a woman who fell from Arthur’s Seat on Thursday evening.

Police arrived at the scene at about 21:00 yesterday evening following reports that a 31-year-old woman had fallen at the popular spot minutes away from Pollock Halls.

However, the woman sadly died at the scene.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “We received a report that a woman had fallen from Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh, around 9pm on Thursday, 2 September.

“Emergency services attended including the fire service and ambulance.

“The 31-year-old woman died at the scene a short time later and her death is being treated as suspicious.

“A 27-year-old man has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing.”

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