A STUDENT from the University of York has been found dead in his room.

The 19-year-old man was found in his accommodation at 9.15pm on Wednesday and pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The man’s next of kin have been informed, however formal identification has not yet taken place.

“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and no-one else is being sought in connection with the incident.”

The spokesman said a file was being prepared for the coroner, but no further details would be released until formal identification had taken place.

Students at the university affected by the death have been offered support from the Open Door Team on 01904 432140, by e-mailing opendoor@york.ac.uk