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Editor’s Note: This article contains references to death.

NC State is currently investigating the death of student Adam Fawcett at Wood Hall on main campus.

Fawcett was a first-year undergraduate student in the College of Engineering. According to Mick Kulikowski, director of strategic communications and media relations, his death is being investigated as an unintended death that occurred in his residence hall room.

According to a statement from NC State Police Chief Dan House, preliminary results from the investigation into Fawcett's death show no signs of foul play and no signs of an intentional act. Official reports from the medical examiner are pending.

Further details regarding memorial services or additional counseling sessions will be released when more information becomes available. 

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