Woman dies after falling from rooftop bar at Cambridge hotel


A woman has died after falling from the rooftop bar at The Varsity Hotel in Cambridge.

Emergency services were called to the 44-bedroom boutique hotel in Thompsons Lane at around 5.35pm on Bank Holiday Monday, after reports of a woman falling from the property’s 6th floor terrace.

It remains unclear if the woman was using the bar, but police are not treating her death as suspicious.

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A spokeswoman for Cambridgeshire Police said: ‘We were called at 5.35pm on May 27 with reports of a sudden death at The Varsity Hotel in Thompsons Lane, Cambridge, after a woman fell from the hotel roof.

‘At this stage the death is not believed to be suspicious.’

The hotel declined to comment when approached by Boutique Hotelier.

The Varsity Hotel comprises 44 boutique bedrooms, a gym, Elemis spa and facilities and riverside Six Brasserie.

The 6th floor panoramic bar and restaurant opened in 2018.

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