The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) is investigating the police contact with a 51-year-old man prior to his death in Edinburgh on 25 March 2018.

A spokeswoman for the PIRC said:

"The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) is investigating police contact with a 51-year-old man prior to his death.
 "The man’s body was found at an address in Edinburgh on 25 March 2018.
 "The matter was referred to the PIRC by Police Scotland and a report on the Commissioner’s findings will be submitted to the Deputy Chief Constable in due course."