Student dies in suspected suicide in Braamfontein

It’s understood the 19-year-old woman jumped from the sixth floor of a student residence on Saturday night.

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JOHANNESBURG - Police have confirmed that a student has died after jumping from a building in Braamfontein in an alleged suicide.

It’s understood the 19-year-old woman jumped from the sixth floor of a student residence on Saturday night.

Police say they're investigating the circumstances behind the alleged suicide.

The police's Kay Makhubele said: “She died instantly and the motive for the incident is unknown at this moment. A case of inquest has been opened and investigations continue.”