The University of Technology (UTech) community is mourning the loss of one of their own.

A third year student, Rhojay McLean is suspected to have committed suicide on Thursday morning.

Police report that the body of McLean was found hanging from a tree in Cooreville Gardens, St Andrew.

At about 8:40 am, residents in the area discovered the body and alerted the police. On arrival, lawmen reportedly saw McLean’s body hanging by a piece of cable wire.

The scene was processed and the body removed to the morgue.
Following the gruesome discovery, residents in the community say they are shocked and confused.

“What could have led this young man to such a situation,” one female resident from the community said.

At the same time, Demetri McGregor, president of the UTech student Guild said news of the death has left students distraught.

One social media reacted with shock after seeing a video of the deceased hanging from the tree.

“Cyaa tek the image out of my head,” the man said.