Tribute to ‘loving dad’ after death in Edinburgh

Tribute has been paid to a “loving dad” after a man was arrested in connection with his death in Edinburgh.

Roddy Loughton, 26, died following an incident in the city’s Muirhouse area on Monday.

His family said in a statement: “We are shocked and devastated beyond words by the news of Roddy’s passing.

Roddy Loughton
Roddy Loughton died in Edinburgh’s Muirhouse area on Monday (Police Scotland/PA)

“Roddy was a loving dad, son and brother who had a sensitive soul, great sense of humour and adored his kids.

“We want to thank all the family, friends and local community for their well wishes and support at this time.”

Mr Loughton died after an incident at a property in Muirhouse Terrace in the early hours of Monday.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested and was scheduled to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

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