As it happened: University of Otago vice-chancellor addresses media after student's death at party

Representatives from the University of Otago and the university's student association addressed media following the death of a student at a party on Saturday.

Sophia Crestani, 19, is understood to have died at an out of control Dunedin house party on Saturday night.

While a police investigation is still underway, the university's vice-chancellor, Harlene Hayne, and student association president, James Heath, spoke to media about support being offered to Crestani's family and the wider university community.

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