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Autopsy released of inmate who collapsed in custody Sunday

By Aaron Navarro

March 29, 2016


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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 ...

Champaign house fire undergoing investigation

By Vivienne Henning

March 28, 2016


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A residential fire claimed the life of two Champaign residents Saturday, March 26. The Champaign Fire Department responded to calls of a fire on the 1800 block of Cypress Drive around 4 a.m.RBDavid Ferber, the Deputy Chief of Support for the Champaign Fire Department, said the original call was for a report of smoke in t...

Campus offers many resources for reproductive health

Campus offers many resources for reproductive health

By Vivienne Henning

March 28, 2016


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On March 13, a student gave birth in a campus dorm bathroom. The infant was found deceased inside the student’s backpack, who was walking around campus when police located her. The infant’s cause of death is still unknown and is under investigation by the Champaign County coroner and police. Accordin...

Fires, shootings leave two dead, two injured

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 27, 2016


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An inmate of the Champaign County jail died at Carle Hospital Sunday morning after collapsing inside the jail.Paul Clifton, 59, was pronounced dead at 10:18 a.m.According to a press release from the Office of the Coroner, an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning. The cause of death is still unknown and the ins...

By Vivienne Henning

March 27, 2016


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The week before spring break, a student gave birth in a campus dorm bathroom.EJ The infant was found deceased inside the student’s backpack. The student was walking around campus when police located her.EJThe infant’s cause of death is still unknown and is under investigation by the Champaign County coroner a...

Death of UI student to be investigated

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 23, 2015


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The identity of the University student who was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at Carle was released by the Champaign County Coroner Wednesday.Deeptangshu Chatterjee, a senior at the University, was found in a parking lot next to his apartment building located in the 500 block of South Third Str...

University student dead after being struck by train

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 15, 2015


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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...