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Police: After investigation, Tray Turner's death deemed a 'tragic accident'

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Tray, a student at Collinsville High School, has passed away. Credit: Tray's family Tray, a student at Collinsville High School, has passed away. Credit: Tray's family

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- The Collinsville Police Department on Friday afternoon announced the findings in its investigation into Tray Turner's fall in Collinsville High School that resulted in his death.

Tray was a freshman at Collinsville High School when he fell from a set of stairs on September 16. He died from his injuries on September 19.

Police said after multiple interviews with witnesses, the fall was an accident, as it was always suspected of being.

Police said Tray fell from a stair banister while attempting to slide down it.  A friend of Tray's told police he had given Tray a push to make him go faster. Police said the push was "horseplay" that was common among the two friends, according to witnesses.

Police ruled there was no criminal intent in the fall.

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