A man has been charged in connection with human remains found during a search for a missing woman.
Police investigating the disappearance of Samantha Wright, 25, made the discovery at an address in Magdalene Drive, in the Duddingston area of the city, last night.
A spokesman for Lothian and Borders said: "A 57-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the discovery of human remains at a domestic property in Magdelene Drive, Edinburgh.
"A full forensic examination to identify the remains is being undertaken.”
Miss Wright was last seen alive as she made her way home from a Jobcentre in Edinburgh on June 12 last year.
Since she went missing, no cash has been withdrawn from her bank account and she has not used her mobile phone.
Earlier this year, police unearthed CCTV footage showing the young woman in Edinburgh's Hanover Street with an older man walking with her.