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IU Student Died From Accidental Overdose

Last updated on Friday, November 15, 2013

(BLOOMINGTON) - Results from toxicology tests indicate that an Indiana University freshman died of an accidental prescription drug overdose that is not alcohol related.

18-year-old Abigail Bott, of Hinsdale, Ill., was found dead in her dorm room at McNutt Quad around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 6. Bott would have graduated from IU in 2017.

Monroe County Coroner Nicole Meyer says no foul play is suspected in the death and the preliminary cause of death was undetermined pending a toxicology results.

Meyers said at the time of the death there was no evidence of trauma and because of that, officials don't believe foul play played a factor in her death.

Meyer said Thursday that her office would not release additional information on the incident, and officials have concluded their investigation.

Bott was a 2013 graduate of Hinsdale Central High School who was active in Habitat for Humanity and the Key Club, a school service organization

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