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St. Charles, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Lindenwood University sent an email to notify the community of a student death on campus Wednesday night. 

The university's president, Dr. John Porter, sent the statement sharing the news of the death.

"I write with a heavy heart to share news of a student death on campus this evening," Porter said in the email. "The University has been in close contact with the family and we are asking everyone to respect other’s privacy at this time."

Lindenwood's student newspaper, Lindenlink, reported a heavy police and public safety presence outside of Calvart Rogers Hall on campus throughout the night. 

The university has not released any more information at this point. 

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