Sheffield student found dead in bed

Ellena Rowlin


A University of Sheffield student has been found dead, with no cause known yet.

Yianni Hadjigeorgiou, aged 25, who is from Leyland in Lancashire, was about to become a trainee solicitor with global law firm DLA Piper.

At 5am on Sunday, May 1, his mother, Diane Oakden, was given the news by police that Yianni was found dead suddenly in his bed where he had been studying.

She has spoken of her sadness on her own website.

Ms Oakden wrote: “I am beyond sad and I am broken hearted. I am so proud of him, in every way possible. “

The funeral has been provisionally arranged for Wednesday, May 11.

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