Man charged after death of girl on Calton Hill

Published 11 June 2019

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."

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