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News Release: CU police investigate Libby Hall death; no foul play suspected

RELEASED: February 26, 2013, 11 p.m.

CONTACT: Ryan Huff, Communications Manager, Police Department
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At 8:28 p.m. today, the CU Police Department received a report of a death in Libby Hall, a campus residence hall that houses approximately 400 students. A deceased male was found in a residence hall room.

“The federal Clery Act requires us to alert CU affiliates when we believe there is an ongoing danger to the campus,” said CU-Boulder police spokesman Ryan Huff. “We don’t believe there’s a threat to campus.”

UCPD has not made any arrests related to this case.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office and UCPD detectives are on scene and will continue to investigate. The identity of the deceased will be released by the County Coroner, pending notification of next of kin.

No further information will be available this evening.


The initial investigation into the Feb. 26, 2013, death in Libby Hall has revealed no obvious signs of foul play. After an investigation and notification of next of kin, the Boulder County Coroner's Office will identify the deceased male and announce a cause and manner of death.

The CU Police Department has no further information to release on this case at this time.

UPDATE: APRIL 10, 2013

The Boulder County Coroner's Office has finished its investigation into the death of CU student Nicolas Osorio. The manner of death was determined to be a suicide.