Campus Life

Another suicide at Tuks

Another person has committed suicide at the University of Pretoria, it was reported on Monday.



A body was removed from the roof of the Humanities building after 11:00 on Monday. A source said that it was a male student who killed himself and it was confirmed by the police. Officials say the incident occurred at around 8:00 am on the main campus The police’s Colette Weilbach says, “At this stage, the identity of the person is unknown and no foul play is suspected.”

The suicide is the second at the university in a matter of weeks.

Accounting lecturer Danny Nortje-Russouw plunged to his death from the very same building on 30 July this year.