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Investigation ongoing in Friday’s student death

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Maverick Arnold | The Daily Wildcat The Posada San Pedro dorm is located on Highland Avenue, across from the Likins and Santa-Cruz dorms.

The University of Arizona Police Department is still investigating the death of a student t Posada San Pedro Residence Hall on Oct. 11. 

As of Monday, Oct. 14, officers are still in the midst of the investigation and did not have new information to release.

“We’re still reviewing all the evidence and doing any other needed follow-up at this point,” UAPD public information officer Jesus Aguilar said. 

This includes talking to witnesses.

The student died after falling off a walkway at Posada San Pedro early Friday morning. 

Emergency personnel responded to the scene and attempted life-saving measures before transporting the student to Banner — University Medical Center. According to a UAPD media release, he reportedly had injuries consistent with that of a fall from a great height.

The student was pronounced dead at 6:13 a.m., according to the media release. 

The family was notified of the death the same day. Authorities have not yet released the student’s name.

Anyone with information can call the UAPD’s non-emergency line at (520) 621-8273 or (520) 621-8477.

Counseling and Psychological Services is available for students struggling with this news. Employees looking for aid may contact Life & Work Connections.


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