Man charged with murder over death of woman at Edinburgh landmark

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a woman who fell from Arthur’s Seat (Andrew Milligan/PA) (PA Wire)
A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a woman who fell from Arthur’s Seat (Andrew Milligan/PA) (PA Wire)

A man has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of a woman at a landmark in Edinburgh

Fawziyah Javed, 31, from Pudsey West Yorkshire fell from Arthur’s Seat in Holyrood Park on Thursday.

Police and emergency services were called at about 9pm, but Ms Javed died at the scene.

Kashif Anwar appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday where he made no plea.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to reappear in court within the next eight days.

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