A pupil of Merchiston Castle Private School for Boys has stabbed and killed the Head teacher in a brutal attack during the recent power outages in the morningside area.
Tyson Beckley, the head teacher, was walking along Morningside Crescent when the boy attacked. The pupil has not been named due to his age and police investigations are ongoing.
Mr Beckley was beloved by the staff and pupils of the school, his appointment had seen the school further its already impressive academic and social achievements.
The school has held a memorial service for Mr Beckley and is offering all pupils counselling during this difficult time.