The Phuthaditjhaba police attended an inquest at the University of Free State-Qwaqwa campus on 01 October 2023 after they were informed by campus security on the death of a student at the Steve Biko residence.
It’s alleged that all students of the university were celebrating their 20th anniversary of which the deceased, aged 19, attended.
He was reportedly last seen on 30 September 2023 at about 23:30 and discovered by other students on 01 October 2023. Subsequently, security and police were summoned to the campus.
Upon their arrival, together with the ambulance personnel, the young man was declared dead. The cause of death is not yet known at this stage hence an inquest docket has been opened to determine the cause of death. The name of the student can’t be disclosed until the next of kin has been informed.
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