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University of York Sudden Death

University of York

3:07pm 20th February 2014
(Updated 3:08pm 20th February 2014)

The University of York have issued a statement following the death of one of their students. The teenager died on Wednesday 12 February 2014.

They said "We are now able to name the man who died in student accommodation at the university. He was Hoi-chun Alex Yam, who was aged 19. Mr Yam was a student at the university and was from Hong Kong."

 An inquest into Mr Yam's death was opened and adjourned in York, on Wednesday 19 February 2014.

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