SUNY New Paltz Student Found Dead In Dorm

At SUNY New Paltz in Ulster County, the body of an unresponsive student was discovered by police on Sunday afternoon. According to a statement by the college, Northport Long Island resident, Thomas O’Rourke was found dead in his dorm room though the cause of his death is being investigated with officials ruling out foul play. SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian stated that grief counseling is being offered by Residence Life staff and counselors from the college’s Psychological Counseling Center. Police are clarifying that there is no threat to the rest of the campus community but if anyone has any information regarding O’Rourke’s death, to call Campus Police at (845) 257-2222.

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