Man Dies after Falling in Stairwell Near OU Campus

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

ATHENS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A young man has died after an incident near Ohio University's campus, early Sunday morning.

Campus Police tell that William Thomas, 23, was discovered in the rear stairwell of the restaurant Over Hang on North Court Street. He appeared to have fallen and was bleeding from the head.

Police performed CPR on Thomas, who was in cardiac arrest at the time. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

No foul play is suspected, but an autopsy will be done on Thomas' body.

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