Support offered after student, 24, found dead in Dundee halls of residence

An Abertay University student has been found dead in a halls of residence in the city.

Police were called to an apartment in Parker House near to Parker Street following the death of a man.

Police Scotland advised there was “no suspicious circumstances” following the death.

Staff working within the student accommodation declined to comment on  the incident that is understood to have left a number of students “shaken”.

The housing complex caters for both Dundee University and Abertay University students.

A number of students residing in the complex were unaware of the incident that happened last Thursday.

A spokesman from Abertay University advised that they were liaising with the family of the male whist offering support to students affected by the incident.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We can confirm that it attended at a student residence in Dundee on February 15 in connection with the death of a 24-year-old man.

“There were no suspicious
circumstances, and a report was sent to the procurator fiscal.”

A spokesman for Abertay University said: “We can confirm an Abertay University student was sadly found dead at a student residence on Thursday.

“Our Student Services team is liaising with the family and additional support is being offered to all students at this time.”