Josh Hill named as Warwick University student who died from fatal fallJune 12, 2019
Student who died after falling from Warwick University building is named as ‘gentle and kind’ data science undergraduate
- Warwick University named Josh Hill as the man who died after building fall
- The second year data science student was described as a ‘gentle and kind’
- West Midlands Police are not treating the death as suspicious
The student who died after falling from a building at the Warwick University has been described as a ‘gentle and kind’ student.
A statement from the university named him as Josh Hill, a second year data science student.
He fell from the Mathematical Sciences building at the university’s Coventry campus on Monday at around 11.20am.
He was taken to hospital by air ambulance after suffering critical injuries.
Warwick University have named the student who died after falling from a building at the Coventry campus as Josh Hill. The second year data science student was described as a ‘gentle and kind young man’ (stock image)
Police confirmed that he died overnight.
Head of statistics at Warwick University, Professor Barbel Finkenstadt, said: ‘The whole department is deeply saddened and distressed by the death of this lovely, gentle and kind young man.
‘Our thoughts are with Josh’s family.’
In a statement, West Midlands Police said: ‘A man in his 20s who was taken to hospital after falling from a building at Warwick University Coventry campus has died.
‘Officers were alerted to the medical emergency just after 11.20am yesterday following a call from the ambulance service.
‘He was taken to hospital by ambulance, but sadly died last night.
‘The death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner is being informed.’
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