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Another UH student dies at Agnes Arnold Hall in 2023, school says

It's the second time since Feb. 15 that a student has died at Agnes Arnold Hall.

HOUSTON — A University of Houston student died at Agnes Arnold Hall on Monday, according to school officials.

It's the second student to die at the on-campus building this year.

On Feb. 15, another student died at Agnes Arnold.

In both instances, UH officials said there was no threat to the community and no sign of foul play. School officials said both appear to have died by suicide.

All classes and offices at Agnes Arnold Hall were canceled after both incidents.

UH said counseling services were available by calling 713-743-5454 or visiting:

All classes at Agnes Arnold were to be held remotely on Tuesday. Decisions about the future of the building will be discussed.

"The use of Agnes Arnold for the rest of the semester has not yet been determined. We are considering all options. Once a plan is finalized, it will be shared with our community," university officials said.

Here's the letter sent to students by UH Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Diane Z. Chase:

"I am deeply saddened to inform you of a death that occurred on the University of Houston campus today. The person who passed away has not been identified and there is no threat to campus safety. We will be working closely to provide support to all who are impacted.

"All classes and activities at Agnes Arnold are canceled today, March 20. Offices in this building are closed and employees will work remotely.

"The UH Police Department and other officials are at this building now investigating an incident that took place today."

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