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A camper crushed to death in his sleep and another injured after a tree collapsed on a tent


A camper was crushed to death in his sleep and another injured after a Tree Collapsed onto a tent in Edinburgh.

 
Police arrived at an area of woodland on the South Bank of the Water of Leith, in the Dean Village area of the city, at 3.30am on Saturday. 
 
 
One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene and the other, aged 35, suffered minor injuries that did not require medical treatment. 





One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene and the other, aged 35, suffered minor injuries that did not require medical treatment


The Water of Leith is a riverside walkway, surrounded by dense woodland on either side, that is popular with walkers and cyclists.
 
 
The men may have been staying in the area for the first night of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which is expected to attract nearly three million visitors.
 
 
Police Scotland is currently working to find the dead man's next of kin and told MailOnline: 'Enquiries are ongoing.' 
 
 
A spokesman said: 'Police in Edinburgh were called to an area of woodlands on the south bank of the Water of Leith, accessed from Miller Row, around 3.30am on Saturday 6 August.


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