Campbell Hunter Biography — Wiki
Campbell Hunter is a Strathclyde University student who died in hospital after falling nearly 20-feet over a wall on the Strathclyde University Campus in Glasgow. The student, from Peebles, Scottish Borders, passed away on the 9th of December and tributes have poured in for the beloved youngster.
The 18-year-old student has been identified by classmates as Campbell Hunter.
Campbell Hunter Age
Campbell Hunter was 18 years old at the time of death.
Campbell Hunter fell over a wall and plunged 20 feet to his death on the university campus
However, some students have reacted angrily claiming that not enough has been done to prevent another similar accident from happening in the future. But the university has since pledged to modify the wall. He also claimed the university’s CCTV was not working and that he was ‘surprised’ nothing similar had happened before.
He added: ‘Someone needs to be held accountable for such a waste of an amazing life.’
Tributes paid to Campbell Hunter
Pictures of a memorial for Campbell on the University grounds have also been shared on social media, showing dozens of bouquets of flowers left in memory of the youngster. John’s tweet has been liked thousands of times by other social media users supporting his request.
One said: ‘Pay Campbell the respect he deserves and take action over this. You should be ashamed by the lack of response.’
Another posted: ‘He was more than a student. Give him the respect t
A University of Strathclyde spokesman said: ‘The university community is deeply saddened by the death of one of our students. Campbell was a well-known and liked, and his tutors describe him as a brilliant, engaged, and enthusiastic student.
‘He had already made an excellent start to his studies and will be missed enormously.
‘Since the tragedy, our student support services have been in touch with Campbell’s family and friends, and support remains available to anyone who has been affected.
What we know so far about Campbell Hunter
‘The area has been assessed and work will begin shortly to modify the wall to prevent anyone from sitting on it.’
At the time, Chief Inspector Craig Walker said: ‘Around 1.50 am on Wednesday, December 9, emergency services were called to a report of a man found injured in Rottenrow, Glasgow.
‘An 18-year-old man was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment where he died a short time later.
‘His death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.’