Edinburgh University tyro dies after descending from window during party

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Patrick Smith fell from a third building of a tenement

An Edinburgh university tyro died after descending out of a window during a residence celebration in a city.

Patrick Smith, 21, fell from a third building of a tenement during about 03:20 on Sunday in Warrender Park Road.

The University of Edinburgh paid reverence to a penetrating swimmer from Prestwick in South Ayrshire who was due to start a masters degree.

Police Scotland pronounced they were treating his genocide as unexplained though not suspicious.

A news has been submitted to a procurator fiscal.

‘Electric personality’

Professor Lev Sarkisov, executive of chemical engineering during Edinburgh University, said: “Patrick was a illusory student. After 3 years as an undergraduate he was about to start his masters in chemical engineering.

“He was also clearly a heart and essence of a tyro chemical engineering multitude – many students from other years, not usually his possess cohort, knew him really well, this is because a impact of his comfortless genocide is so wide.”

Mr Smith was also a unchanging in a university’s opening float group during his initial dual years as a student.

Chris Jones, conduct of opening swimming, said: “His passion and electric celebrity resonated via a team.

“Patrick done all members feel acquire and he was frequency but a grin or fun to tell.

“He frequently came to support a group even when he had motionless to stop competing. This was because he was such a renouned group member.”