Breaking: A female student has died in Cranborne halls

Her death is not being treated as suspicious

A female student passed away in Cranborne halls of residence in the early hours of this morning.

The police were called shortly after midnight to the halls on Oxford Road.

A Cranborne House resident told the Tab Bournemouth how fellow BU students living in the halls had to wait in the common room whilst the police investigated.

Her death is not being treated as suspicious and her next of kin have been informed.

A spokesperson for Bournemouth University confirmed the death to The Tab and said any students affected have full access to the university well-being facilities.

In a statement to The Tab Bournemouth, Dorset Police said:

"Dorset Police was called at 12.20am on Tuesday 6 February 2018 to reports of the sudden death of a 20-year-old woman at an address in St Paul’s Place, Bournemouth. Officers attended and it was established that there were no suspicious circumstances regarding the death. The woman’s next of kin have been informed and the coroner notified."