Submitted by Editor on Tue, 11/06/2019 - 13:19

Police in Edinburgh issued the following statement this morning.

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of 15-year-old Mhari O'Neill on Calton Hill on 8th December 2018.

The 18-year-old is scheduled to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday 11th June 2019.

Detective Inspector Susan Balfour, who led the investigation, said: 'Our sympathies remain with Mhari's family at this time.

'We will now begin the work to prepare this case for court, and I would like to thank all members of the public who came forward with information to assist the investigation.'
For background to this development, see our coverage HERE.