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Seton Hall University Student Fatally Falls from Parking Deck

South Orange

A student who fell from a parking deck at A NJ university has lost his life early this afternoon.

According to a statement released by South Orange Police, at approximately 12:15 pm, South Orange Police Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call stating that an individual had fallen from the roof of the parking deck located on the campus of Seton Hall University.

​Police say upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim laying on the grass median adjacent to the parking deck’s vehicular exit.

The victim, later determined to be a 23-year-old Seton Hall University student, had sustained life threatening injuries according to police.

The victim was treated at the scene by emergency personnel and transported to University Hospital in Newark where he was pronounced dead at 1:12 pm.

​The cause of death will be determined pending the results of an autopsy from the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police say at this time, the preliminary investigation reveals no evidence of foul play however; the incident is continuing to be investigated by Detectives at this time.

​Any individuals or witnesses having any information pertinent to this investigation are encouraged to contact Detective Lieutenant Brian McGuire of the South Orange Police Department at (973) 763-3000 x. 7788