Man charged following the death of a Pudsey woman at Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh

Police in Scotland has charged a man in connection with the suspicious death of a woman in Edinburgh.

Fawziyah Javed aged 31 from Pudsey, fell from the famous landmark on Thursday 2 September.

Emergency series was called at around 9pm, but Ms Javed died at the scene a short time later. Her death was being treated as suspicious.


A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and has now been charged. He is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday, 6 September, 2021.

Detective Inspector Bob Williamson said: “Fawziyah’s family ask for their privacy to be respected during this extremely difficult time.

“I’d like to thank the officers and partners who attended the scene on Thursday evening and have assisted with our ongoing enquiries.”


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