Woman plunges 70ft to her death from rooftop bar of £225-a-night six-storey Cambridge boutique hotel

A woman has died after falling 70ft from the rooftop bar of a £255-a-night hotel.

Emergency services were called to The Varsity Hotel in Cambridge at around 5.35pm on Bank Holiday Monday.

The woman fell from the terrace of the hotel, which has welcomed celebrities including David and and member of the through its doors.   

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

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.

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

In 2016, a top City headhunter was found dead in the penthouse suite of the Varsity Hotel.

Daniel Barry Mortin, 27, was found lying on a bed by staff who were concerned that he had failed to check out.

The Cambridge Maths graduate, from Royston, Hertfordshire, was pronounced dead on January 20, 2016 by a paramedic. 

His cause of death was recorded as hanging, an inquest heard.

Celebrities including Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth and Jeremy Irons have also stayed at the hotel. 

David and Victoria Beckham were snapped by members of the public in the rooftop bar in May, 2016.  

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