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Belfast student Jamie Shaw found dead in Sligo

A 23-year-old student from Belfast has been found dead at student accommodation in Sligo.

Jamie Shaw, a first-year Performing Arts student, was found at the Clarion Village near Institute of Technology Sligo at 16:00 GMT on Monday.

He had been unwell for a few days and was confined to his apartment.

The college said in a statement: "The staff and students of IT Sligo extend sincerest condolences to the Shaw family at this desperately sad time."

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