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Police Investigating College Student’s Death

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Police in Providence, Rhode Island, are investigating the death of a Johnson & Wales University freshman who was found unresponsive in a dormitory over the weekend.

Maj. David Lapatin says 24-year-old Andrew Loofbourow was found dead in a bathroom at South Hall at approximately 4:30 a.m. Saturday.

University spokeswoman Miriam Weinstein says Loofbourow was a Rapid City, South Dakota native who had recently enrolled for the spring term in the college of culinary arts.

A statement released by Johnson & Wales over the weekend said Loofbourow's impact on campus was "both positive and memorable among his roommates and classmates."

Lapatin says police are waiting for the medical examiner to determine Loofbourow's cause of death, but no foul play is suspected at this time.

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