Police: Cold likely contributed to death of college student
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Burlington Police Department says sub-zero temperatures and inadequate clothing likely contributed to the death of a 19-year-old University of Vermont first-year student found lying in a parking lot.
Police say Connor Gage, of Little Falls, New York, was found just before 11 a.m. Saturday behind a Burlington business.
Emergency crews unsuccessfully attempted to revive him.
In a Sunday letter, the university offered its condolences to Gage's family.
Police say it appears Gage was walking through a parking lot during the early morning hours Saturday when he stopped by a fence.
The temperature at the time was between minus 1 and minus 4.
Police are continuing to investigate Gage's condition and his whereabouts prior to his death, but there are no indications of foul play.
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