John Muir College Student Who Died in Fall Identified

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Emergency motion   points to the entranceway  to Scripps Memorial Hospital successful  La Jolla, California connected  March 23, 2017. (Mike Blake/Reuters-File)

Emergency motion points to the entranceway to Scripps Memorial Hospital successful La Jolla, California connected March 23, 2017. (Mike Blake/Reuters-File)

LA JOLLA, Calif.—A pupil astatine UC San Diego’s John Muir College who died successful a autumn astatine a field dorm was identified contiguous arsenic Aaron Fan, 18, the San Diego County Medical Examiner said.

Fan died astatine 3:31 a.m. Saturday astatine Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla aft being injured successful a autumn astatine Tiaga Hall, astatine 9485 Scholars Drive South successful country H74, astatine 11:44 p.m. Friday, coroner’s officials said.

Fan “had been astatine a enactment successful a country connected the 8th level of the dormitory campus,” a merchandise stated. “A field serviceman came by the country to study a sound ailment and the decedent entered the bathroom.

“A abbreviated portion later, witnesses saw the decedent autumn retired of the bath model down to the crushed beneath and instantly called 911,” the aesculapian examiner added. “Paramedics responded and transported the decedent to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla wherever helium was diagnosed with aggregate injuries.” Fan was aboriginal pronounced dormant astatine the hospital.

“It is with a dense bosom that UC San Diego shares we mislaid a subordinate of the Muir College assemblage overnight,” according to a connection released by UCSD spokeswoman Laura Margoni. “As we enactment to amended recognize the circumstances, we inquire to respect the privateness of our student’s family.”

“I privation to guarantee you that we are present to enactment 1 another,” Muir Provost K. Wayne King said.

The decease comes connected a play erstwhile the assemblage was celebrating homecoming.

City News Service

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