Emergency services rushed to the scene when a man fell from a fifth floor balcony in the city centre this afternoon, but were unable to save him.
Police were alerted at 2:14pm that a 43-year-old man had fallen from the balcony of Holyrood House, in Queensway. Ambulance, police and fire services attended the scene, and the man was treated by ambulance and air ambulance crews, but he was pronounced dead at 2:50pm.
The man was believed to be a resident of Holyrood House. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident, but are not currently treating it as suspicious.