PHOTOS: Final year student tragically drowns in University of Ghana's swimming pool

PHOTOS: Final year student tragically drowns in University of Ghana's swimming pool

- A final year student of University of Ghana reportedly drowned in the school's swimming pool

- Dennis Akoto, the deceased, was a student reading Economics and Information Studies

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The main campus of the University of Ghana (UG) has been thrown into a state of shock after a student drown in the school's swimming pool.

The student, identified as Dennis Akoto, who was a Level 400 student was pronounced dead on Saturday.

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Dennis Akoto / Facebook

Dennis Akoto / Facebook

According to reports, the student who celebrated his 22nd birthday last Monday was reading Economics and Information Studies.

He was rushed to the University Hospital after lifeguards and a doctor on duty conducted CPIs on him, however, he gave up the ghost despite all attempts by medical officials to resuscitate him.

Kofi Odoom, a floormate of the deceased, spoke with the Accra-based Citi FM and revealed how surprised they were at the student's dead.

Happier times, Dennis swimming with friends

Happier times, Dennis swimming with friends

Odoom, who was with Dennis in the swimming pool described his death as strange as “Dennis is a very good swimmer and very cautious.”

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His body has since been deposited at the morgue for autopsy.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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