New toxicology evidence in the investigation into the drowning death of Engineering graduate student Anirban Majumdar surfaced yesterday, further solidifying police assertions that Majumdar was not the victim of foul play.
According to Pat Brennan, Penn's director of special services, the results of toxicology tests performed by the Philadelphia medical examiner help confirm prior suspicions that Majumdar's death was either the result of an accident orsuicide.
The toxicology report showed no traces of poison or other suspicious substances, which could have indicated the possibility of foul play.
"The medical examiner's office has ruled there was no foul play," Brennan said. "There was nothing out of order in his blood stream."
Typically, results of toxicology tests can take up to eight weeks to be released, but in this case, the tests were "pushed through to try to answer some of the questions in the Penn community," Brennan said. For full coverage, check tomorrow's Daily Pennsylvanian or log onto dailypennsylvanian.com.Comments powered by Disqus
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