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UPDATE at 9:51 a.m.
The medical examiner’s officer confirmed to The Temple News Thursday morning that Richard Dalcourt died by suicide.
Dalcourt died from multiple blunt impact injuries.
UPDATE at 6:16 p.m.
Richard Dalcourt fell from a fifth floor lounge window in 1940 Residence Hall, Temple Police confirmed Tuesday evening.
Director of Campus Safety Services Charlie Leone said he could not confirm if the death was ruled a suicide.
According to a report from the Daily News, the city Health Department ruled the death a suicide.
UPDATE at 1:14 p.m.
Temple Police have ruled out foul play as the cause of Richard Dalcourt’s death.
“We didn’t see anything as far as wrongdoing or anything suspicious that would cause us to think that it was criminal,” said Charlie Leone, director of Campus Safety Services.
Temple Police are working with a medical examiner’s officer who will determine Dalcourt’s cause of death.
Leone said a Temple police officer was patrolling near 1940 Residence Hall and saw Dalcourt on the ground. The officer began first aid and CPR and called for additional help.
Dalcourt was taken to Hahnemann Hospital around 10:30 a.m. yesterday and was pronounced dead at 11:05 a.m.
Leone said they are interviewing “a number of people” for more information about the incident now.
Richard Dalcourt, a 19-year-old first-year mechanical engineering student, died from falling from 1940 Residence Hall Tuesday, the university confirmed.
President Richard Englert sent out a statement to students Tuesday afternoon. Dalcourt lived in the residence hall he fell from.
“We join Richard’s family and friends in mourning his loss,” the statement read. The university connected students with Tuttleman Counseling Services in the statement.
Editor’s Note: News Editor Gillian McGoldrick is a resident assistant at 1940 Residence Hall. She played no part in the reporting or editing of this story.