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Year in Review: Infant death on campus

May 9, 2016

On March 13, Lindsay L. Johnson was found by University Police near the music building after allegedly murdering her infant son in Bousfield hall. Last week, Tuesday, May 3rd, Assistant State's Attorney Tony Ortega issued a subpoena for Johnson’s medical records from her visit to McKinley Health Cent...

Autopsy released of inmate who collapsed in custody Sunday

By Aaron Navarro

March 29, 2016

The coroner released that a Champaign County jail inmate died of natural causes after collapsing Sunday morningmp. The inmate, 59-year-old Paul Clifton of Urbana, had been in custody for less than 36 hours before he was transported to Carle Foundation Hospital. He collapsed around 9:15 a.m. Sunday and was ...

UIPD, Coroner, State's Attorney waiting on autopsy reports of infant death

By Vivienne Henning

March 24, 2016

The death of an infant born at Bousfield Hall is still under investigation by the University of Illinois Police Department and the Champaign County Coroner.The autopsy of the infant is undergoing further examination at the Champaign County Coroner Office under the supervision of Coroner Duane Northr...

Investigation continues into University student's death

By Adam Kaz

December 30, 2015

The Champaign County Coroner’s office is currently investigating the death of Deeptangshu Chatterjee, a senior at the University and a former member of the Daily Illini sports staff.According to a press release, Chatterjee was found injured in a parking lot next to his apartment building in the 50...

University student dead after being struck by train

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 15, 2015

A 20-year-old University student was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at 5:05 a.m. after being struck by a train in Savoy, according to a statement from the Champaign County Coroner’s Office. The student was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital Emergency Department after the incident.An autopsy performe...