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Man arrested after ‘suspicious’ death of woman who fell from Arthur’s Seat

A 27-year-old man has been arrested after a woman fell to her death from Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.

Police Scotland said they received a report that a woman had fallen from the hill at about 9pm on Thursday.

Emergency services, including fire and ambulance crews, arrived at the scene and the 31-year-old died a short time later.

Officers said her death is being treated as suspicious.

Arthur’s Seat is an ancient volcano, and sits 251m above sea level.

It is also the site of a large and well-preserved fort.

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