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Hingham student dies after jumping from UMass dorm
By Andrew Ryan, Globe Staff, and Kate Augusto, Globe Correspondent
A 20-year-old student died at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst early this morning after he apparently jumped out the 17th-floor window of a dormitory, school officials said in a statement.
UMass Amherst police responded to a report at 3:30 a.m. of someone jumping from the John Quincy Adams residence hall. Police found Liam O’Donnelly dead. He was a second-year student from Hingham.
"This is a difficult time for the campus community," said spokesman Ed Blaguszewski. "Our sincere condolences go out to Liam’s family and friends.”
The case is under investigation by State Police. School officials said there are no indications of foul play.
No additional information was released.
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