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Autopsy shows nothing suspicious in WSU student death

WSU Student Death Investigation

WINONA, Minn. (WKBT) - Preliminary autopsy results are back on a Winona State Student found in the Mississippi River.

19-year-old Ben Onyeaghala disappeared Oct. 7.

A homeowner found his body floating in the river Oct. 18 near Homer, which is just south of Winona.

The results of the autopsy are not being released because it's an active investigation, however, the Winona County Sheriff tells News 8 there's nothing suspicious surrounding Onyeaghala's death at this time.

They are continuing to piece together what led up to Onyeaghala ending up in the river.


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