Oxford-student is dood nadat hy homself per ongeluk op relings vasgespel het

Oxford Brookes Universiteit student, 23, gesterf nadat hy homself op relings gepyl het toe hy 'n kortpad deur 'n park geneem het nadat hy kos saam met 'n vriend opgetel het, geregtelike ondersoek hoor

  • Suhith Mahendra, 23, was said to have been on way back from picking up food
  • He and a friend cut through alleyway before he ‘tried to get over metal railings
  • But he accidentally impaled himself on the spikessuffering two fatal wounds
  • 'N Oxford university student has died in a tragic accident after impaling himself on railings trying to take a shortcut at night.

    Suhith Mahendra, 23, was said to have been on his way back from picking up food with a friend in the early hours of May 19, 'n geregtelike doodsondersoek gehoor.

    The pair cut through an alleyway near a council-owned park before he reportedly tried to ‘climb or jumpover some metal railings.

    But Oxford Brookes marketing student Sunhith impaled himself on the spikessuffering two wounds to his abdomen, an inquest was told.

    Despite the efforts of his friend who carried out CPR he was pronounced dead at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford at 5.25am.

    Suhith Mahendra, 23, was said to have been on his way home when the accident happened

    Suhith Mahendra, 23, was said to have been on his way home when the accident happened

    Suhith was a student at Oxford Brookes University and lived in halls off Hollow Way, Cowley

    Suhith was a student at Oxford Brookes University and lived in halls off Hollow Way, Cowley

    Opening the inquest into his death yesterday, Mr Salter noted that the impaling victim was born in July 1998 in Indië.

    He was a student at Oxford Brookes University and lived in halls off Hollow Way, Cowley.

    In 'n verklaring gisteraand, a spokesman for Oxford Brookes University said: ‘It is with great sadness that we can confirm that Suhith Mahendra died following an incident on Cuckoo Lane at the boundary with Clive Booth Student Village on May 19.

    The university confirmed the news that Suhith, pictured here younger, had died in the accident

    The university confirmed the news that Suhith, pictured here younger, had died in the accident

    ‘Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very difficult time.

    ‘We are supporting his family and those affected by this incident.

    ‘Students are encouraged to contact the University’s Wellbeing Service if they need emotional support, or they can access 24/7 support from TogetherAll.

    Mr Mahendra is understood to have been studying for a Masters degree in marketing at the time of his death.

    A full inquest into Mr Mahendra’s death will be held on August 25.