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Person found dead at Purdue residence hall

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Authorities are investigating the death of person at a Purdue University residence hall.

The body was found Monday afternoon at Owen Hall on the West Lafayette campus. The Tippecanoe County coroner's office was scheduled to perform an autopsy Tuesday to determine the cause of death.

University spokeswoman Jeanne Norberg said there does not appear to be a threat to public safety.

The name of the victim has not yet been released. Officials declined to immediately say whether the person was a student.

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