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UNC Police respond to suicide at Granville Towers Sunday morning

Granville Towers

DTH File. Granville Towers is a set of off-campus residential buildings.

Content warning: This article contains mention of suicide.




Update, 3:30 p.m.: The UNC Police crime log now describes the incident Sunday morning as an attempted suicide. The log states that the case is open.

UNC Police responded to a call at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday at Granville Towers South. The UNC Police crime log describes the incident as a suicide.

UNC Media Relations confirmed the information to The Daily Tar Heel and said the investigation is still ongoing.

The UNC Police crime log describes incidents as they are first reported to police, Media Relations said. The description column in the crime log does not reflect the conclusion of a police investigation.

Police have not released the name of the individual, and no other information is available at this time.

Mental health resources

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255, is available 24/7. It is free and confidential.

UNC students who need assistance during this time may contact Counseling and Psychological Services, the Office of the Dean of Students or Student Wellness. CAPS can be reached 24/7 by phone at 919-966-3658. University employees can reach out to the Employee Assistance Program.

Peer supporters from student-run organization Peer2Peer, which offers mental health resources for graduate and undergraduate students, can be reached through their online form. Students can remain anonymous.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article misrepresented the incident on the UNC Police crime log. The log describes incidents as they are first reported to police. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for this error.

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