Man, 40, charged over death of two-year-old boy found injured at flat in Edinburgh

A MAN has been charged in connection with the death of a two-year-old boy in Edinburgh. 

The tot, named locally as Julius Czapla, was discovered critically injured at a flat in the city’s Muirhouse area around 9.30am on Saturday morning. 

The child was pronounced dead at the scene. 

And detectives have now confirmed that a 40-year-old man has been charged over the alleged incident. 

He is due to appear in court on Monday November 23.

Locals described hearing a woman screaming in the street before the youngster was discovered.

Candles, flowers and soft toys were laid at a nearby tree in tribute to the tragic child.

Detective Chief Inspector Lynn McFall said: "I’d like to thank the local people in the Muirhouse community for their help during this inquiry. 

“This was an isolated incident.”

 

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