Euclid’s Princeton University student dies due to suicide

Authorities say the death of a Princeton University student from Ohio who went missing last fall near a New Jersey campus has been ruled a suicide.

PRINCETON, New Jersey. The death of a Princeton University student from Euclid, Ohio, whose disappearance last fall near a New Jersey campus drew national attention, has been ruled a suicide, authorities said.

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On Wednesday, the Mercer County Attorney’s Office announced a decision in the death of 20-year-old Misrah Yuneti following the completion of an autopsy by the Middlesex Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

Authorities said her body was found on October 20 by an employee behind the tennis courts on campus. At the time, prosecutors said the death did not appear “suspicious or criminal in nature”.

An extensive search was launched after Yuneti went missing almost a week earlier. She was last seen heading to her dorm room at an Ivy League school in the early hours of October 14, according to school officials.

According to her LinkedIn profile, Yuneti was a junior student pursuing a degree in sociology with a certificate in computer applications. She was farewell at Villa Angela-St. Joseph in Cleveland, Ohio, before receiving a full scholarship to Princeton.

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, you can call the US National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or 988 any time of the day or night or chat.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The video above previously aired on 3News on October 20, 2022.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The video at the beginning of this article previously aired on 3News on October 20, 2022.

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