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19 Year Old York University Student Found Dead in Room

University of York

10:11am 13th February 2014
(Updated 11:32am 13th February 2014)

A 19 year old York University student has been found dead in his room.

The man was found at 9.15pm in his on-campus accommodation but police say no one else is involved.

North Yorkshire Police has confirmed they were called out to a sudden death and add there were no suspicious circumstances.

A statement is expected from the university shortly.

The university has an Open Door Team which is the first point of contact for students with emotional, psychological or mental health difficulties. You can contact them on 01904 432140, via e-mail opendoor@york.ac.uk by visiting their website or visiting them at the Sally Baldwin Building, Block B (09:00-17:00, Monday to Friday).

Between 8pm and 8am, you can also call the university's Nightline service either in person at their flat in Wentworth E block (near Biology), or call them free on 01904 32 3735, email them on nightmail@yusu.org or contact them via instant messenger through their website.

The Samaritans can also be contacted on 08457 90 90 90 or by e-mailing jo@samaritans.org .

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