Disturbance victim named after teenagers charged over death

A man who died after a disturbance in Edinburgh has been named by police.

Alasdair Forsyth, from the city, was found with serious injuries at an address in Clearburn Road, Prestonfield, on Thursday February 21.

The 67-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Three males – aged 15, 16 and 19 – have been charged in connection with the death and remanded in custody following a court appearance.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else over the incident.

Detective Inspector Bob Campbell said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr Forsyth as they come to terms with their loss and our specialist officers will provide them with all the support they need at this time.

“The three teenagers charged have now appeared in court in connection with this incident and we are satisfied that we aren’t looking for anyone further.

“The family of Mr Forsyth have asked that their privacy be respected at this time.”

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