York student found dead in halls

The body has not been identified

A man in his 20s has been found dead in York University student accommodation.

At 7pm on Sunday, police were called to a university building on Heslington Road.

Formal identification of the man will not take place until today or later.

A police spokesperson said: “Police were called on Sunday 15 February to a sudden death of a man in his twenties at an address in York.

“We are not in a position to identify him at this time. Police are not treating the death as suspicious.”

A university spokesperson declined to comment.