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NCCU student found dead on campus

Posted February 10, 2014

— A N.C. Central University student was found dead on campus Monday evening.

Authorities responded to a medical emergency call on Lawson Avenue where they found DeVonte Squire of Weldon.

It was not disclosed how Squire died.

"On behalf of the university community, I extend our deepest condolences and prayers of sympathy to DeVonte’s family and friends," said NCCU Chancellor Debra Saunders-White in an e-mail to faculty and students."The loss of any member of our Eagle family is very difficult and I would ask that we come together and support one another in the hours, days and weeks to come."


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  • stymieindurham Feb 14, 2014

    The question is . . . . . WILL we know?
    Condolences to the family.

  • 678devilish Feb 11, 2014

    My condolences to his family, school mates and many friends. May God/Jesus bring all of you peace and comfort in the coming days. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot remove. Keep his memories for they are precious. You are in my prayers.

  • mike275132 Feb 11, 2014

    Really, no cause of Death ?