Student Death

No Foul Play In Death Of College Student

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a student whose body was found in a University of Minnesota fraternity house near the St. Paul campus. St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders says authorities also do not believe the student was hazed. But he says alcohol could be a factor. The name of the…

Family Says Death Of Teen In NDSU Dorm Was Of Natural Causes

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The family of a Minnesota teenager found dead in a North Dakota State University dorm last month says he died of a heart problem. The family of 17-year-old Devin Delaney says that the medical examiner’s report says he died in his sleep due to problems associated with an inflammation of the heart. It’s most commonly the…

Mankato Standout Student Athlete Killed In Crash

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A standout student athlete at Minnesota State University Mankato has died in a highway crash with a semi. The State Patrol says 22-year-old Jeffrey DeCock was killed in a collision on Highway 14 near his hometown of Lamberton Tuesday. The patrol says the semi was attempting to turn onto a gravel road when the collision occurred….

Drug, Heart Condition Blamed In U Of Iowa Student’s Death

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say an 18-year-old student who collapsed in a University of Iowa residence hall died of drug intoxication and complications from a heart condition. Sean Wu, of Cedar Rapids, was pronounced dead April 8 at a hospital. A witness told authorities that he saw Wu suddenly tense up at Daum Residence Hall “as if he…

State’s Attorney: Lake Area Tech Student Died From Suffocation, Not Alcohol Poisoning

SIOUX FALLS – Authorities say it wasn’t alcohol poisoning that killed a 19-year-old Watertown student last month, but suffocation, and that they won’t be pursuing manslaughter charges against three people arrested in the case. Codington County State’s Attorney Patrick McCann says a full autopsy revealed that the woman died of “positional asphyxia due to acute alcohol intoxication.” The woman’s blood…