PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 19-year-old Temple University student is dead after apparently falling from a window in his residence hall.
Philadelphia police say it happened around 10:30 Tuesday morning on Liacouras Walk near Pollett Walk.
Temple University President Richard Englert said in a statement that Richard Dalcourt died after the fall from a sixth floor window.
Dalcourt was rushed to Hahnemann Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Englert explained that Dalcourt was in his first year at Temple as a mechanical engineering major.
The university says they are providing counseling for students at the Tuttleman Counseling Services building at 1700 North Broad Street.