By Associated Press - Monday, April 10, 2017

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The University of Iowa says an 18-year-old student died in a residence hall after a caller to police reported he was unresponsive and intoxicated on Saturday night.

In a statement Monday, UI officials said that witnesses saw student Sean Wu of Cedar Rapids suddenly tense up “as if he was having a seizure and collapsed.”

UI police officers arrived at Daum Residence Hall at about 10:47 p.m. Saturday, three minutes after a caller reported that Wu had been drinking earlier in the evening. Wu was transported to the hospital, where he later died.

A university statement says that “losing a fellow student and member of our university family is difficult” and that students are encouraged to reach out if they need help.


Information from: The Des Moines Register,

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