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Deceased individual found in Engineering Quad

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A deceased individual was found in the Engineering Quad near the Packard Electrical Engineering Building, prompting police to close off the area where the body was found as an investigation into the matter by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department is underway.

The University is currently compiling a statement regarding the incident, according to Public Safety spokesperson Bill Larson.

The Santa Clara Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy, Larson added.

This report will be updated.

Contact Holden Foreman at hs4man21 ‘at’ stanford.edu and Erin Woo at ekwoo ‘at’ stanford.edu.

Holden Foreman '21 is The Daily's Executive Editor. He hails from the city of St. Louis, Missouri and is studying electrical engineering, computer science and economics. Contact him at hs4man21 'at' stanford.edu.
Erin Woo '21 is a senior staff writer. She was previously managing editor of news during Vol. 254 and 255, and she has also reported for The Mercury News and WNYC. Contact her at erinkwoo 'at' stanford.edu.