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As police close investigation, questions remain in Maddula’s death

As police close investigation, questions remain in Maddula’s death

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor

February 27, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Harsha Maddula, On Campus

As Evanston Police close the five-month investigation into the death of McCormick sophomore Harsha Maddula, many questions remain unanswered. Evanston Police Department spokesman Cmdr. Jay Parrott told The Daily on Monday the manner of Maddula’s death has been deemed accidental, with a contributing...

Updated: Evanston Police reach conclusion in Harsha Maddula investigation

Updated: Evanston Police reach conclusion in Harsha Maddula investigation

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor

February 26, 2013


Filed under Administration, Campus, Harsha Maddula, Top Stories

Evanston Police told The Daily on Monday they have concluded the death of McCormick sophomore Harsha Maddula was “accidental in nature with ... a contributing factor of alcohol.” Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said police made this conclusion after receiving toxicology results and a consistent...

Updated: EPD concludes investigation into Maddula’s death, University responds

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor

February 25, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Harsha Maddula, On Campus

Updated, 9:30 p.m. Monday: The University sent the following statement from Patricia Telles Irvin, vice president for student affairs, to The Daily on Monday night: "On behalf of Northwestern University, I offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Harsha Maddula. As President Sch...

Maddula toxicology report complete, but questions remain

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor

January 24, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Harsha Maddula, On Campus

Although Harsha Maddula's toxicology report is now complete, police still cannot conclude exactly how the McCormick sophomore died. A spokesperson from the Cook County medical examiner's office said Tuesday the medical examiner's written report is pending due to additional ordered tests. The resul...

Evanston Police consider accidental death in Harsha Maddula investigation

Evanston Police consider accidental death in Harsha Maddula investigation

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 30, 2012


Filed under Campus, Harsha Maddula, Top Stories

After more than two months of interviewing witnesses, Evanston Police believe Harsha Maddula's death was the result of an accident and are waiting on toxicology results that could reveal whether alcohol was involved in the McCormick sophomore's disappearance. "At this time, Maddula's death appears...