- Associated Press - Saturday, June 7, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A University of Minnesota food scientist has died, nine days after he was pulled from a private pool during a Memorial Day gathering in St. Louis Park.

The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office said Friday that 48-year-old Koushik Seetharaman died Tuesday at Hennepin County Medical Center. The cause of death was a lack of oxygen to the brain. Doctors believe he suffered a cardiac arrest in the pool.

Seetharaman was a professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. He was named the General Mills Cereal Chair last year.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide