UWI student dies suddenly

A male student on the Elsa Leo-Rhynie Hall of Residence, University of the West Indies, Mona passed away suddenly Wednesday.

"We are deeply saddened by this news and extend our condolences to the family, friends and hall-mates of the deceased student," The UWI said in a release. However, it did not release the name of student.

"Upon being notified all protocols were activated. The parents of the deceased and the police were contacted, and the body of the student has been removed.

"Counsellors and members of the chaplaincy unit have been deployed to engage students in the Elsa Leo-Rhynie Hall of Residence who have a need for support during this difficult time. A similar session is being organised within the Faculty of Humanities & Education," the release said.

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