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Oakland increases security coverage

Oakland increases security coverage

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/06/2018 Last week, Pittsburgh took steps to become a safer city. Responding, in part, to the recent deaths of University of Pittsburgh student, Alina Sheykhet, and Duquesne University student, Dakota Jones, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office joined forces with UPMC and University of Pittsburgh to install 60 security cameras throughout […]

New Post-Gazette podcast investigates DU student deaths

New Post-Gazette podcast investigates DU student deaths

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer  11/02/17 Correction 11/02/17: The web address for the podcast was incorrect. It has been fixed.  To this day, the deaths of Duquesne students Paul Kochu and Dakota James leave unanswered questions. This is the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s topic for their first ever serialized podcast called Three Rivers, Two Mysteries. The podcast, […]

UPDATE: Family of Dakota James disputes cause of death, hires independent pathologist

UPDATE: Family of Dakota James disputes cause of death, hires independent pathologist

Raymond Arke | News Editor The family of deceased Duquesne student Dakota James is disputing the cause of death as announced by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner, reported WPXI, Pittsburgh’s NBC affiliate, on May 26. This comes one day after the Medical Examiner announced the cause of death as accidental drowning. The family hired Cyril […]

Cause of death determined for Duquesne grad student

Cause of death determined for Duquesne grad student

Raymond Arke | News Editor On May 25, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner released the cause of death for Duquesne grad student Dakota James. The Medical Examiner officially ruled the cause of death as drowning, saying that the manner was accidental. James, 23, had been missing from January 25 to March 6, when his body […]

Memorial service scheduled for James

Memorial service scheduled for James

Brandon Addeo | News Editor A memorial service is scheduled for Dakota James, a Duquesne graduate student who was found dead March 6. The service will be March 18 at 11 a.m. at the Calvary United Methodist Church on 971 Beech Avenue in Pittsburgh. James, who was pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration, had been […]

Body of missing DU student Dakota James found

Body of missing DU student Dakota James found

Brandon Addeo | News Editor 3/6/2017 Police confirmed a body found this morning in the Ohio River in Robinson Township is that of missing Duquesne student Dakota James. A police official said they got a call at about 9 a.m. of a body in the river. The medical examiner confirmed the body was James’. There […]

Police seek new leads in search for Dakota James

Police seek new leads in search for Dakota James

Brandon Addeo | News Editor UPDATE 12:45 p.m. 3/6/2017 Police confirmed that a body found this morning in the Ohio River is that of missing Duquesne student Dakota James. Read more here. 3/2/2017 Pittsburgh Police are encouraging additional witnesses to come forward with information on Duquesne student Dakota James, who has now been missing for […]

New details emerge on missing Duquesne student

New details emerge on missing Duquesne student

Brandon Addeo | News Editor UPDATE 12:45 p.m. 3/6/2017 Police confirmed that a body found this morning in the Ohio River is that of missing Duquesne student Dakota James. Read more here. 2/9/2017 Pittsburgh Police released new information Feb. 7 on a Duquesne student who has been missing since Jan. 25. An image taken from […]

Search continues for missing student Dakota James

Search continues for missing student Dakota James

  Brandon Addeo | News Editor UPDATE 12:45 p.m. 3/6/2017 Police confirmed that a body found this morning in the Ohio River is that of missing Duquesne student Dakota James. Read more here. 2/2/2017 It has been over a week since Duquesne graduate student Dakota Leo James was last seen, and family and friends continue […]