Coroner's office investigates Purdue student death

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Incident date

January 10, 2017

Incident type

Death

Location/address

1301 Third St.

Incident information

         

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In conjunction with the Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office, the Purdue University Police Department is conducting an investigation into the death of a student.

At 10:27 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 10) the Purdue University Police Department received a call of a male who reportedly had “passed out” on the first floor of Hillenbrand Hall, 1301 Third St. When first responders arrived, the individual was determined to be deceased. The individual has been preliminarily identified by the Tippecanoe County Coroner’s office.

The cause and manner of death is the subject of a pending Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office investigation, and all questions should be directed to that office.

As with any investigation, please contact the Purdue University Police Department at 765-494-8221 or report anonymously to 1-800-78-CRIME with any pertinent information.

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