Inquest opens into 'unexplained' university death

Dyfed Powys Police are investigating the "unexplained" death of a man at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. The University has named the man as Liam Wood, who was a University porter.

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Campus death: Man named by University

A man who died at Aberystwyth Arts Centre yesterday has been named by Aberystwyth University as University porter, Liam Wood.

Liam Wood, who was in his 20s, has been described by the University as a "well regarded member of the team".

The man was found at the Aberystwyth arts centre Credit: Aberystwyth arts centre

Liam joined the Arts Centre in August 2013 and was a hugely valued and well-liked member of the team.

Our thoughts and sympathies are with his family and those who worked closely with him, at this very difficult time.

– Rebecca Davies, Pro-Vice Chancellor,Aberystwyth University

Dyfed Powys Police are continuing to investigate.

Man found dead at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

A police investigation has been launched after a man was found dead at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Credit: Aberystwyth arts centre

“Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a male at Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth.

"The male, believed to be in his twenties, was found at approximately 7pm on Monday 4th August.

"Next of kin have been advised. The death is currently being treated as unexplained.”

– Dyfed Powys Police spokesperson

On its website, the Arts Centre said it has closed due to “unforeseen and sad circumstances”.

The website also states that “all screening and shows will be cancelled and the shop, cafes and galleries will not be open”.

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