Updated: Individual rushed to hospital after alleged hanging in Scully| Oct 30, 2015
A person was taken by ambulance to the hospital due to a medical emergency in Scully Hall on Oct. 30, according to University spokesperson Martin Mbugua.
Planet Princetonreportedthat the person allegedly hanged themselves on the roof of Scully Hall.
Vice President for Campus Life W. Rochelle Calhoun confirmed that the emergency involved a University student in an email to the undergraduate student body on Nov. 5.She added that a student bystander who reached out to campus resources was critical in having them quickly respond to the emergency.
Mbugua declined to comment on the nature of the incident and the condition of the person, noting Calhoun’s statement that the University will not provide more information about the nature of the medical emergency for privacy reasons.
Department of Public Safety officers and the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad responded to the medical emergency at about 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30, Mbugua said.
DPS deferred comment to Mbugua.
Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad did not respond to request for comment.
One fire truck and four ambulances were parked outside the western side of Scully and along Pardee Field around 4 p.m on Oct. 30. The ambulances were marked as mobile intensive care unit and left the scene at around 4:17 p.m that day.
There was a black-haired male, wearing an orange and black shirt, lying on the gurney inside one of the ambulance. The emergency workers performed CPR at the scene.