UW Police Investigating Fatality at War Memorial Stadium

UW Police Investigating Fatality at War Memorial Stadium

Courtesy of UW News:
July 29, 2011 LARAMIE - University of Wyoming police are investigating the death of a 43-year-old Laramie man whose body was found Thursday night at War Memorial Stadium.

Though the man has been identified, the name is being held pending notification of next of kin. According to UW records, the man is not affiliated with the university as faculty, staff or student.

UW police were dispatched at about 6:40 pm. Thursday to the southeast corner of the stadium for a report of a body on the asphalt pathway. Emergency Medical Services were notified but the man was dead upon arrival.

UW police say it appears the man climbed over the safety rail at the top of the southeast corner of the stadium and jumped.

The body has been released to the Albany County Coroner’s Office for further examination.

UW will release additional information when it becomes available.

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