Student, 18, found dead in house in Sheffield

A woman's body was found dead in a house on Shoreham Street. Google Street View

A woman's body was found dead in a house on Shoreham Street. Google Street View

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The body of an 18-year-old university student was found in a flat in Sheffield last night.

Emergency services were alerted to the discovery of the body on Shoreham Street, Sharrow, at 7.35pm.

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The Sheffield Hallam University student’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Emergency services were called at around 7.35pm yesterday following the discovery of a body of an 18-year-old woman at a property in Shoreham Street, Sheffield.

“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and officers are liaising with the coroner.”

The woman’s identity has not yet been released.

A Sheffield Hallam University spokesman said: “We are aware that a student has sadly passed away overnight in halls of residence.

“The relevant authorities were notified immediately and are now investigating.

“Support services are in place for other students, family and staff affected by this tragic incident.”

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