The Police Investigations & Review Commisioner (PIRC) is investigating the circumstances of the death of a 40-year-old woman in Dalkeith.

A spokesperson for the PIRC said:

“We are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 40-year-old woman, whose body was found at a house in Dalkeith on 12 February 2019.
“The investigation will focus on the actions of the police following calls made to the police control room prior to her death.
“The matter was referred to the PIRC by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and a report will be submitted to them in due course.”