The following brief statement from Police Scotland was received at lunchtime today.
We reproduce it unedited and in full.
About 7.40am on Tuesday 22 October 2019 the body of a female was found in the King George V Park, Eyre Place, Edinburgh.
Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the death are ongoing and the death is being treated at unexplained at this stage.
A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.