Newlywed bride, 31, falls to death from cliff on honeymoon in 'suspicious' incident days after wedding

A NEWLYWED bride died after falling off a cliff during her honeymoon while cops brand the incident "suspicious".

Fawziyah Javed, 31 reportedly fell from Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh just days after her wedding.


A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection to her death.

Police officers responded to a call at 9pm on Thursday after reports that awoman had fallen at the popular walking spot.

Emergency services rushed to Holyrood Park but the woman died at the scene shortly afterwards.

A source told the Daily Record the woman, who worked at Lyons Davidson Solicitors in Leeds, was involved in charity work before getting married late last year.

It is believed she celebrated her wedding reception on Sunday and travelled to Scotland by train at the start of the week.

The source also claimed she was thought to be in the early stages of a pregnancy before her death.

Police Scotland confirmed they are treating the incident as suspicious and said they have arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with the death.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We received a report that a woman had fallen from Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh.

"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."


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