An eyewitness described to getwestlondon the ‘shock’ felt amongst Brunel Students as police and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended Runneymede Hall, Isambard Complex, after receiving reports of a sudden death.

Photo by Chris Rathore
Photo by Chris Rathore

The 24-year-old man was found dead on Wednesday July 22nd.  Police were called by LAS at around 11.20am after they arrived at the scene.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "A 24-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Next of kin have been informed.

"Police are not treating the death as suspicious and it has been referred to the coroner."

Residents living in the halls were sent a letter about the tragic incident.

A Brunel spokeswoman confirmed to getwestlondon that the man was not a student.

She said: "Unfortunately, we discovered a deceased person in our halls on Wednesday, in a room that had been let externally through the summer period.

"This person was not a student, and there were no suspicious circumstances.

"We offer our condolences to the family at this sad time."