Air Force Academy cadet found dead

Air Force Academy cadet found dead

Air Force Academy cadet found dead

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Posted on February 12, 2013 at 6:35 AM

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) -- Investigators are trying to determine the cause of death of an Air Force Academy cadet who was found dead on campus.

Academy officials said Monday that cadet 4th class James Walsh of Tinley Park, Ill., died Saturday night in the cadet area. Officials say academy personnel found Walsh, contacted emergency services and tried to revive the cadet, but were unsuccessful.

The academy’s commandant of cadets, Brig. Gen. Greg Lengyel, informed cadets Monday of the death.

Superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould issued a statement saying the academy was deeply saddened by what he termed a tragic loss. He requested prayers for Walsh’s family and friends.

The Gazette reports Walsh was a 2008 graduate of Victor J. Andrew High School in Tinley Park.

Funeral arrangements were incomplete.

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