Newlywed bride falls to death from cliff on honeymoon in ‘suspicious’ incident
A newlywed bride has died after falling off a cliff during her honeymoon in an incident police described as “suspicious”.
Fawziyah Javed, 31, had reportedly travelled to Edinburgh just days after celebrating her wedding reception.
The woman tragically fell off Arthur’s Seat at around 9pm on Thursday and emergency services rushed to the scene in Holyrood Park.
Despite the efforts of police, paramedics and fire crews, the young woman, who worked at Lyons Davidson Solicitors in Leeds, could not be saved.
A source said Fawziyah, from West Yorkshire, was heavily involved in charity work before getting married late last year.
Emergency services rushed to Holyrood Park after 9pm on Thursday
It is believed she celebrated her wedding reception with her loved ones on Sunday before travelling to Scotland by train at the start of the week.
The source also claimed that Fawziyah was thought to be in the early stages of a pregnancy before her tragic death.
Police Scotland confirmed that a 27-year-old man has been arrested as part of their investigation into the incident.
A force spokesperson said: “We received a report that a woman had fallen from Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh, around 9pm on Thursday, 2 September.
The woman was pronounced dead despite the efforts of police, paramedics and fire crews
“Emergency services attended including the fire service and ambulance.
“The 31-year-old woman died at the scene a short time later and her death is being treated as suspicious.
“A 27-year-old man has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing.”
West Yorkshire Police officers are believed to have been searching a property in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, on Friday afternoon, which is believed to be connected to the fatal fall.