University student, 20, plunges to her death from accommodation block

Female university student, 20, plunges to her death from fourth floor of university accommodation block

  • The woman, who has not been named, was found with fatal injuries in the road 
  • The 20-year-old was tragically pronounced dead at the scene in Wolverhampton
  • Officers are probing circumstances of the 40ft-fall but have ruled out foul play

A university student has plunged to her death from the fourth floor of an accommodation block.

The 20-year-old, who has not been named, was found with fatal injuries in the road in Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

She was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Officers are probing the circumstances of the 40ft-fall but have ruled out foul play.

A university student has plunged to her death from the fourth floor of an accommodation block. Pictured: Police at the scene

Emergency services were called to Digs Chambers 51, student accommodation close to the University of Wolverhampton, at around 6am. 

A West Midlands Police spokesman confirmed: ‘A woman has died after falling from a window at student accommodation in Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton.

‘The 20-year-old was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.

‘We’ve been working with staff at the University of Wolverhampton and our thoughts are with the woman’s family, friends, and the wider student community at this sad time.

Today police cars and officers were stationed outside the complex as forensics teams scoured for clues. Pictured: Police at the scene

‘The death is not being treated as suspicious and will be referred to the coroner.’

Digs Chambers 51, a five-minute walk from the university in Lichfield Street, offers studios and ensuite flats to student from £100 a week.

Today police cars and officers were stationed outside the complex as forensics teams scoured for clues. 

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