Student in courts tragedy is named

Update, June 11th:

Lincolnshire Police have released the name of the student found dead on Tuesday, June 8th as Thomas Prangley, from Carmarthen in Wales.

The police say the post mortem was inconclusive regarding the cause of death, and are now waiting for the results of a toxicology test, which may take several weeks. The police emphasise that they still do not consider the death as suspicious, just unexplained.


A student has been found dead at the University of Lincoln's courts accommodation. Photo: Shane Croucher

Original Story:

The body of a 22-year-old has been discovered in the University of Lincoln’s student courts.

The police were called to the scene at 11.55am this morning, June 8th, after the person was discovered in one of the rooms. A post mortem will be carried out. Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious.

A spokesman for the University of Lincoln says: “We are deeply saddened to hear about the tragic death of a 22-year-old student in the courts accommodation. Our thoughts are with his family, who have been informed, and his friends.”

— Shane Croucher and Ashleigh Gray contributed with this report

 

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