Mystery as girl, 19, dies in 'unexplained' tragedy in Manchester student halls

POLICE are probing the "unexplained" death of a 19-year-old girl at student halls in Manchester.

Emergency crews were scrambled to the city centre flats at around 9.30pm yesterday to a report of a sudden death.

The teen was later declared dead at the scene of the student accommodation.

Police today confirmed the death is being treated as "unexplained" and said enquiries are ongoing.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: "Officers were called just before 9.30pm last night to a report of a sudden death on New Wakefield Street in Manchester.

"Emergency services attended and a 19-year-old woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

"The death is currently being treated as unexplained whilst officers carry out enquiries.

"A report is being prepared for HM Coroner."

The tragedy is understood to have unfolded at a new multi-million pound block of Unite student flats.

The block is around 32 storeys high and can house 603 students.

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