Police are investigating the death of a Durham University student.
The 20-year-old female died in the vicinity of Missoula nightclub in Durham, following an incident at around 11:55pm on Wednesday 7, February.
The circumstances surrounding her death are unconfirmed at this time.
According to The Palatinate, Durham's Independent Student Newspaper, eyewitnesses reported that the female student was trapped under a fence as students pushed it over whilst queueing for entry into the club. The newspaper reports that a resuscitation attempt was made by a doorman, but to no avail.
Missoula is in the popular Walkergate area in the city centre, where there are a host of bars and restaurants.
A Durham University student who did not wish to be named said:
Durham Police issued a statement on Thursday afternoon.
The North East Ambulance Service also issued a statement.
In a statement, Owen Adams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Colleges and Student Experience at Durham University said: