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Investigators, family raise new questions in Dakota James case

Investigators, family raise new questions in Dakota James case

Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment Editor 12/14/18 At a press conference in downtown Pittsburgh on Dec. 13, retired detective sergeant Kevin Gannon of the New York City Police Department claimed that he and several colleagues have found “significant physical and forensic evidence” that suggests Duquesne student Dakota James’ death was not an accident. “We […]

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 […]

Friends remember Fleming as caring, dedicated

Friends remember Fleming as caring, dedicated

By Julian Routh | News Editor The sophomore business student who died Sunday morning was caring, hardworking and “always nice to everybody,” his friends said. Ryan Fleming, 20, of Johnstown, Pa., died in his sleep from a cardiac condition, his family said. His body was found in his room on the 12th floor in Towers […]