EKU student found dead in dorm room

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Associated Press

Posted on September 25, 2013 at 10:01 AM

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Officials at Eastern Kentucky University are investigating the death of a student on campus.

University spokesman Marc Whitt told the Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/16oKfsY ) that the student was found dead in his dorm room late Monday night.

Whitt said in a news release that 24-year-old Benji Fish was found in his Telford Hall room. Fish was a senior environmental health science major from Prestonsburg.

No foul play is suspected.

University police and the Madison County coroner's office are investigating. A final toxicology report is expected in two weeks.

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Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com

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