Tragedy at UCSD: Student Falls from Dorm Window
According to San Diego County officials, an 18-year-old UC San Diego student died early on October 23 after falling out of a bathroom window in a dormitory on the La Jolla campus, one of seven undergraduate residential campuses at UCSD.
According to the county medical examiner’s office, the student was last seen alive on October 22, 2021, at a party on the eighth floor.
According to the report, a campus officer entered the room after receiving a noise complaint and witnessed the student entering the bathroom. Witnesses saw the student fall from the bathroom window to the ground below a short time later, about 11:45 p.m.
The student was brought to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, pronounced dead after being diagnosed with multiple injuries.
The death occurred this weekend while the institution was hosting its annual homecoming celebration.
As of writing, the UCSD campus police are still investigating the case. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the student.
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