Ucla Student Death 2020 – We mourns with the school, family and friends of the student who passed away after falling from Westwood apartment building. Please receive our heartfelt condolence.
Student which identity was not released died in an early hour of Saturday dated October 24, 2020. The building which the student fall from happens to be very close to UCLA campus.
“We were devastated to learn that a UCLA student tragically died early this morning after falling from an off-campus apartment building,” said UCLA spokesperson Bill Kisliuk in an emailed statement. “We are working to provide support and comfort to the family and friends of this student along with anyone else impacted by this heartbreaking loss.”
A male student fell from an apartment building at the 400 block of Midvale Avenue at around 4:35 a.m., according to LAPD spokesperson Rosario Cervantes. The student was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead, she said.
Several students told The Bruin the student was on the roof of the building at 433 Midvale Ave. prior to the incident. A sign warns tenants not to go onto the roof of the building, but the roof is accessible via an unlocked door. The roof has no guardrails around the perimeter of the building or around openings that lead to the ground floor.
The reason fall his fall has not been released. This story is still developing, we will update this as soon as we have more information to pass across.