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SIUC student found dead in dorm room

Southern Illinois University Carbondale receives about 64 percent of the state general revenue fund dollars allocated to the SIU system.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale receives about 64 percent of the state general revenue fund dollars allocated to the SIU system. Provided

A student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale was found dead in a dorm room Thursday, but foul play was not suspected.

The student was found dead in a residence hall room, as reported by WSIL in Carbondale.

“The cause of death has not been determined, but officials indicate there is no reason at this time to believe foul play was involved,” read a statement from the university.

The student’s identity was not immediately released.

Elizabeth Donald: 618-239-2507, @BNDedonald

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