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Vigil held for Highland teen found dead on Mizzou campus

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By Elizabeth Eisele By Elizabeth Eisele
By Elizabeth Eisele By Elizabeth Eisele

(KMOV.com) -- Family and friends in Highland held a vigil Sunday night for the teenage boy who died at a residence hall on the University of Missouri - Columbia campus.

Investigators have indentified the teen as Gregory Holthaus, 18, from Highland, Illinois.

Authorities said university police responded to the Pershing Residence Hall for a medical emergency around 9 a.m. Sunday and found Holthaus to be unresponsive.

Holthaus was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities said they did not find any evidence of foul play. The official cause of death has not been released.

Police said Holthaus was a guest of one of the residents at the hall.

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