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Press Photo by Ashley Martin Flowers and plants sent to Dickinson State University in honor of three students who drowned this week line a hallway in the campus athletic department, where Pete Leno, left, who is the director of the Ben C. Frank Human Performance Center, talks with Kelsey Boedeker, a DSU student and athlete on Friday.

Dickinson students drowned in stock pond, medical examiner rules

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The mysterious disappearance of three Dickinson State University softball players, later to be found dead in a stock pond northwest of Dickinson, has been ruled death by drowning.


Authorities said preliminary autopsy results indicate cause of death and also released more details surrounding the accident Friday, but full autopsy results will not be available for about a week, Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy said Friday afternoon.

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