Did Student Die Without Anyone Noticing for Days?

February 17, 2014

University of Chicago students have been stunned by the death of a student whose body was decomposing in his residence hall room, The Chicago Tribune reported. The student's body was discovered Saturday after other students reported on an odor coming from the room. The cause of death has not been determined. University officials said that the student had last used his key card eight days before his body was discovered. “It was just really surprising to me to think somebody on this campus could go unnoticed for so long,” Tinley Melvin, a junior, told the Tribune. “It’s everyone’s worst fear that they would be so anonymous."

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