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Two ISU Students Found Dead in Separate Incidents

Two ISU Students Found Dead in Separate Incidents

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McLean County officials say an Illinois State University student whose body was found in a Bloomington field died from exposure. Nineteen-year-old Yusuf Ahmad’s body was discovered Sunday morning about three miles from campus.  Police say Ahmad was not properly dressed for the sub-zero temperatures.

Meanwhile, coroner Beth Kimmerling says a 20-year-old former ISU student who was found dead over the weekend in an apartment had a blood clot.

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