Death of man in Newtongrange – Man arrested
Around 8.50pm on Saturday, 14 August, 2021, police received a report of a disturbance in a garden at Lingerwood Road, Newtongrange.
Emergency services attended and a 41-year-old man died at the scene. He can be named as Roderick (Roddy) Georgeson.
Mr Georgeson’s family said: “Roddy was a much loved son, who was kind, bright and a friend to all who met him.”
Detective Inspector Frank Travers said: “We are appealing for information regarding this incident. In particular, I would ask motorists with dash cam devices, who were in the area during Saturday evening, to check their footage for any information which could assist the investigation. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank members of the public for their support and co-operation as we continue our enquiries.”
A 48-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death. He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday, 16 August, 2021.