Wilfrid Laurier University confirms death of student at residence building

Exterior sign of Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo.
Exterior sign of Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say they are investigating the death of a first-year student at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Officers were called to a residence building on Regina Street near University Avenue East at around 3 a.m. on Friday.

The man was found outside the building and pronounced dead.

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The death is not considered suspicious and officials are in the process of contacting the student’s family.

“The loss of a student has a deep impact on the entire Laurier community,” the university said in a statement. “The university is making counseling and support services available to all students, faculty and staff.”

Those supports can be reached through the following services:

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