Man detained by police following death after Midlothian garden 'disturbance'
A man has been arrested over the death of a 41-year-old man following a disturbance in a garden in Midlothian.
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Police were alerted to a reported incident at the garden on Lingerwood Road, Newtongrange, shortly before 9pm on Saturday, said Police Scotland.
A spokeswoman said a man aged 41 died at the scene and his death “is currently being treated as suspicious” pending the outcome of a post mortem examination.
She added that a 48-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in custody.
In a statement, the force said: “Around 8.50pm on Saturday August 14, police received a report of a disturbance in a garden at Lingerwood Road, Newtongrange.
“Emergency services attended and a 41-year-old man died at the scene. A 48-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
“A post-mortem examination will be carried out in due course.
“The death is currently being treated as suspicious and inquiries are continuing.”