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North-West University confirms death of male student

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North-West University confirms death of male student | News Article

The North-West University, Mahikeng Campus, has confirmed the death of a 23-old-year old male student.

The campus spokesperson, Chris Mataboge, says the student was found dead in his room at the university residence.

“The North-West University would like to confirm that a student was found dead in his residence at the James Moroka residence on the Mahikeng Campus. The family of the deceased was informed of his untimely passing. As the university, we would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased. We hope that God will give them strength during this difficult time,” Mataboge says.

Police say the family of a student who died at the North-West University's Mahikeng Campus is yet to identify the body of the deceased. An inquest docket has been opened to investigate the circumstances of the student’s death.

“The Mmabatho police are investigating an inquest docket after a student was found in his bed and was unresponsive. He’s 23 years old and he was declared dead on the scene by emergency and medical rescue staff. This incident was reported on Sunday 12 June at about 15:25 in the afternoon,” SAPS' spokesperson in North West, Colonel Adéle Myburgh, says.

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