ARAU: A student of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Perlis was found dead in a hostel bathroom at the university yesterday.

Syarafina Mansor, 18, who was a Science Diploma student, was found lying unconscious in the bathroom by her friend who went to look for her when she failed to return to the room after two hours.

According to the university's rector Prof Datuk Ahmad Redzuan Abd Rahman, the deceased left the room to take a shower at 12pm.

Upon discovering the deceased unconscious, he said, the friend immediately informed the hostel management who later rushed the deceased to Tuanku Fauziah Hospital in UiTM Perlis Health Centre ambulance.

"The deceased was pronounced dead by the hospital doctor at 3.20pm yesterday and post-mortem carried out on the deceased showed no injuries on her body.

"Report however revealed that the deceased died of internal bleeding in her head.

"Based on checks with the deceased friends, it was learnt that Syarafina had always complained of headaches and sometimes she missed classes due to the pain," he said when contacted today.

The remains of the deceased who was an orphan, would be laid to rest at the Muslim cemetery at Bukit Jenun, Pendang in Kedah today.