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Police: Man found dead on University of Maryland campus

December 22, 2021 GMT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Police at the University of Maryland College Park are investigating after a man was found dead on campus.

Officers were called to the area of a parking garage along Mowatt Lane for a report of a man lying in the grass on Tuesday morning, university police said in a news release. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are investigating, but police said there is no known threat to campus. The man’s next of kin have been notified. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death.