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      SC officials investigate NY college student death

      CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a New York student at Coastal Carolina University in Conway.

      University spokeswoman Martha Hunn says investigators are looking into the death of Michael James Rath, a freshman at the school.

      Horry County Coroner Robert Edge says that the 21-year-old from Rye, N.Y., was found on a sofa in university housing Wednesday.

      The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

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