LONDON: Pakistani Student Nadir Ali Khan Chang was found to be slumped in the bathroom of the university accommodation hostel and the matter was reported to the emergency services.
A spokesman of the university told that “there is believed to be no third party involvement” in Pakistani student’s death and “the cause of death will be announced by the Coroner in their report which is currently being prepared”.
No third party was involved in the death of a Pakistani student from Karachi, Nadir Ali Khan Chang who was studying at the Northumbria University.
The university statement: “It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Nadir Ali Khan Chang. Nadir was taken ill on the morning of Friday 4th October. Emergency services were called and he was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary Hospital, Newcastle, where, sadly, he was pronounced dead. His family have been notified by the police and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.”
The university announced yesterday on its website that Nadir was studying on a postgraduate LLM programme in International Commercial Law.
Kevin Kerrigan, Executive Dean of Business and Law at Northumbria University, Newcastle, said: “This is deeply sad news and the University has been in touch with his family to offer our deepest condolences and support. While Nadir had just arrived at University, his passion for the subject of Law was evident. We will continue to support those who knew him. Our thoughts are with Nadir’s family and friends at this difficult time.”
Natalie-Dawn Hodgson, President of Northumbria University Students’ Union, said: “The Union is deeply saddened by this news and is working closely with the University to ensure that students receive the support they need at this time.”