A TEENAGE boy died in hospital after police were called to Loretto School, outside Edinburgh.

Police have confirmed the incident, which took place at the Musselburgh school last week.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 6.50pm on Tuesday, May 2, police were called to a school in the Linkfield Road area of Musselburgh following concern for a 17-year-old male.

"He was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, where he died a short time later.

"At this time, there would appear to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."

Loretto School has been contacted for comment.