Medical examiner releases cause of Princeton student’s death

Misrach Ewunetie’s body was discovered behind the university’s tennis courts on Oct. 20 after being missing for a few days. She was 20.

News 12 Staff

Dec 28, 2022, 5:29 PM

Updated 482 days ago

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An autopsy performed on a Princeton student whose body was discovered on campus has ruled her death was a suicide.
Misrach Ewunetie’s body was discovered behind the university’s tennis courts on Oct. 20 after being missing for a few days. She was 20.
The Middlesex Regional Medical Examiner’s Office performed the autopsy, who ruled it a suicide, with the cause of death “Bupropion, Escitalopram and Hydroxyzine toxicity.”
Ewunetie’s disappearance launched an extensive search by air and watercraft. University officials said in a statement, “Misrach’s death is an unthinkable tragedy. Our hearts go out to her family, her friends and the many others who knew and loved her.”


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