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Student found dead in Cobleskill apartment

COBLESKILL - Police in Cobleskill are investigating the death of a  student from SUNY Cobleskill.

Investigators say the body of 20 year-old Elizabeth T. Cornelius was found in the Hammerstone Village Apartments Tuesday around 5:20 p.m.

Police tell WNYT that they are continuing to investigate and trying to determine how she died.

The school issued the following statement regarding the student's death:

The SUNY Cobleskill community is shocked and saddened by the tragic passing of Ms. Cornelius. On behalf of the College, President Donald P. Zingale expresses his deepest condolences to Elizabeth’s family and friends. We all mourn her loss.

In addition the school said it will be ensuring that their students, faculty, staff and parents are given all assistance necessary to cope with this "heartbreaking situation."

SUNY Cobleskill’s Wellness Center is also offering 24-hour counseling to all campus members. 


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