uOttawa student death 2019: The death of an uOttawa undergraduate student in an apartment off campus was confirmed October 31, 2019 by the Ottawa Police Services.
Identity of the student who died will not be disclosed out of respect for the family’s privacy.
President Jacques Frémont yesterday released a message to the university community following the death of the student.
The message reads:
Dear Members of the University Community,
It is with great sadness that I must inform you of the death of a member of our uOttawa community. Yesterday, Ottawa Police Services confirmed the death of an undergraduate student in an apartment off campus.
On behalf of the uOttawa community, I wish to express our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and other members of our community who knew the student.
The identity of the student will not be disclosed out of respect for the family’s privacy. With this in mind, we ask that you be caring, discrete and respectful of the student’s family and friends in your use of social media as it relates to this incident.
For those requiring support at this time, we encourage members of our University community, particularly students, to contact one of the following support services:
Good2talk (bilingual, confidential 24/7 hotline): 1-866-925-5454
Mental Health and Wellness support
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP, 24/7): 1-844-880-9142
In case of emergency
Protection Services (24/7): 613-562-5411 (or ext. 5411 on campus)
Emergency services: 911
I am profoundly saddened by this tragic incident. Please always remember to take care of yourself and your family, friends, classmates and colleagues.
President and Vice-Chancellor
Please say a prayer for the victim’s family. May the victim’s soul rest in perfect peace.