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Girl found dead in Columbia University dorm room

Monday, April 01, 2013

Police are investigating the possible overdose death of a woman found inside a Columbia University dorm in Manhattan.

Authorities say 21-year-old Jessica Fingers was found unconscious and unresponsive face up on the floor of the dorm on Morningside Drive just after 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

School officials say Fingers had taken a leave of absence from the school and was there visiting a friend.

The medical examiner is to determine the cause of death.

Police do not suspect foul play.


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