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Student found dead on Washington University campus identified

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A student was found dead at a construction site on the Washington University campus Friday. Credit: KMOV A student was found dead at a construction site on the Washington University campus Friday. Credit: KMOV

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A student who was found dead on the Washington University campus Friday has been identified.

The university said a construction worker found the student's body on a construction site on the east end of the Danforth Campus around 8:00 a.m. Friday. 

Wednesday, the university identified the student as Shayel Patnaik from Memphis, TN.

A cause of death has not been determined, but the university said there is no indication of foul play.

The university said it will be holding a memorial service to honor Patnaik in the Women's Building Formal Lounge at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday,

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