Police have cordoned off and area on Scotland Street in the New Town following the discovery of a mans body, the death is being treated as suspicious.
Live Edinburgh News understands police responded to a disturbance at around 5:30am.
A cordon is in place around the flats and an investigation is underway.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating following the discovery of a man’s body at an address in Scotland Street.
“The incident was reported to police around 5.30am this morning Friday 2nd December.
“The death is currently being treated as suspicious.
“Enquiries are at an early stage and anyone with information that may assist officers should call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
More to follow.