Three men charged with murder after death outside pub
Mark Squires, 44, died in a lane near the Longstone Inn in Edinburgh on Sunday.
Three men have been charged with murder following the death of a man in Edinburgh.
Mark Squires died in a lane between the Longstone Inn and the Jaflong Tandoori on Longstone Road on Sunday.
Three men, aged 21, 23 and 24, were taken into custody following police operations in the city on Monday and Tuesday.
They have all now been charged and will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
Detective inspector Dave Pinkney said: "I am very grateful for the assistance of the local community, who have showed great support to the family and friends of Mark Squires and to my team whilst carrying out our inquiries locally.
"Our deepest sympathies remain with Mark's family and friends at this time.
"I would also like to thank the Longstone Inn and the Jaflong Tandoori for their patience whilst we examined the scene of the incident, which happened outside their premises whilst they were closed."
He added: "I'm still keen to hear from anyone who may have information about the disturbance and there will be additional patrols in the area to offer further reassurance and for people to speak to should they be able to assist the investigation."