A student originally from France died at a birthday party. First reports indicate no mention of hazing.
Man found dead at CMU fraternity house
Monday, March 08, 2010
A 20-year-old man was found dead in a Carnegie Mellon University fraternity house Sunday afternoon, according to a statement from the school.
Matthew Tembo, 20, was a student at University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and was at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house on Morewood Avenue for a birthday celebration, Pittsburgh police Detective Christine Williams said. An autopsy had not yet been performed late Sunday, and there was no cause of death.
Foul play is not suspected, the university statement said.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office said that Mr. Tembo is from France, though no city was provided.
He was a student at Carnegie Mellon during the 2007-08 year, according to the CMU statement.
The university is contacting his family and friends.
CMU is offering support to students from its Counseling and Psychological Services.