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Purdue Officials Seeking Details In Student Death
Updated May 5, 2013 12:03 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(WEST LAFAYETTE) - Purdue University officials are asking why the high voltage utility room where a student was electrocuted was left unlocked.

Police say 19-year-old wade Steffey apparently stumbled into a transformer, while trying to find his way into a residence hall. He had been missing since January.

The university plans to conduct an independent investigation, though the details of it have not been decided upon.

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