Wits student dies after jumping from 6th floor of building

15 October 2017 - 10:21
By Nico Gous
Braamfontein. File photo.
Image: Clive van den Berg Braamfontein. File photo.

A 19-year-old student from the University of Witwatersrand committed suicide on Saturday night by jumping from a building in Braamfontein‚ Johannesburg.

Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele confirmed the student jumped from the 6th floor.

He could not confirm if the building was a university or private residence and at what time the incident happened.

An inquest has been opened.

This is a developing story.