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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 […]

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 […]

Police seek public’s help in search for missing Duquesne student [UPDATED]

Police seek public’s help in search for missing Duquesne student [UPDATED]

Brandon Addeo | News Editor This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Check back regularly for updates. 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. UPDATE 5:00 p.m. 2/28/2017 Pittsburgh Police held a […]