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Student's body found on UWC campus

The body of the 19-year-old student was found by security guards in a computer lab this morning.

The crime scene after the body of a student was found at UWC Campus in Belville on 4 August 2014. Picture: via Twitter @KurtKleyn

CAPE TOWN - The body of a 19-year-old student has been found at the University of the Western Cape's campus in Bellville.

The youth's corpse was discovered by cleaners and security guards in a computer lab earlier this morning.

Police and forensic teams are still on scene.

The university's Luthando Tyhalibongo says they won't speculate on the cause of death.

"The police are on scene and the forensic teams are also here. We cannot say whether it is foul play or not. At this stage it doesn't look like foul play. Until the forensic examination takes place, we can't confirm anything."

He says police are in the process of calling the rest of his family.

"The brother of the deceased has already given a positive identification."

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