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CWU Says Student Died of Natural Causes in Dormitory

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ELLENSBURG, Wash.  - Central Washington University says the death of a student in a residence hall appears to be by natural causes.  

The Advisor of the Services and Activities Committee, Jack Baker says a student found Madison Murphy unconscious Thursday night in Barto Hall. Doctors later pronounced Murphy dead at an Ellensburg hospital.  

Baker says police are investigating, but housing staff believes she died of natural causes.  

The 19-year-old from Bonney Lake was a freshman.