Wits Pharmacy Student Commits Suicide

There is still mystery about the circumstances surrounding the student’s death.

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By Valerie Mncube (1 min read)

Witwatersrand University (Wits) is in mourning after one of its students committed suicide on Sunday, 18th August 2019.

The third-year pharmacy student’s body was found by a fellow student and security personnel at the Argyle House student accommodation.

“On behalf of the university, we extend our deep condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the student. The loss of a young life is one too many,” said the Wits dean of student affairs, Jerome September.

There is still mystery about the circumstances surrounding the student’s death.

September noted in a statement that the student’s family requested privacy as they mourn their loved one. TOJ 


Reporting by Valerie Mncube; Editing by Gaby Ndongo.

Feature image: The University of the Witwatersrand’s logo as seen contiguous to one of its gate at Braamfontein on Friday, 26th Oct. 2018.

Image courtesy to Gaby Ndongo.


 

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