University of Alabama Student Dies in Residence Hall, Foul Play Not Suspected
A University of Alabama student died in an on-campus dormitory Thursday, a school spokesperson has confirmed to the Thread.
Shane Dorrill, the assistant director of communications at the University, did not say in which building the death occurred and did not identify the student by name.
"The University is saddened by the unexpected death of a student in a campus residence hall yesterday," Dorrill said. "We extend our deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and loved ones, and out of respect for their privacy, we are not releasing the student’s name. The cause of death is not yet confirmed, but foul play is not suspected."
Dorrill said UA will provide help to anyone who knew the student and is affected by their death.
"The University is offering resources and support to those impacted by this difficult news," Dorrill said. "Counseling services are available to all UA students through the UA Counseling Center and all faculty and staff through the Employee Assistance Program."
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