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67-year-old UNT student found unconscious on campus, pronounced dead at hospital

67-year-old UNT student found unconscious on campus, pronounced dead at hospital

A University of North Texas Police squad car sits outside of the Sullivant Safety Center. Dylan Nadwodny | Staff Photographer

67-year-old UNT student found unconscious on campus, pronounced dead at hospital
September 15
12:47 2017

Update Wednesday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m.

The UNT custodian and graduate student who was found unconscious on campus last week has been identified as Margaret R. King, according to a UNT press release.

King, 67, was from Haltom City and was a graduate student in interdisciplinary studies, according to the release. She had two other master’s degrees from UNT in information science and computer education.

King had worked for UNT as a custodian since June 2016.

Update 1:55 p.m.

A 67-year-old UNT custodian and graduate student was found unconscious Thursday night in a parking lot on campus. The person was taken to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and later pronounced dead.

A passerby found the student in Lot 26, a parking lot near Bain Hall, and notified police around 10 p.m. UNT spokesperson Julie Payne said they appeared to have died from natural causes.

“We are looking at this as a tragic situation,” Payne said.

UNT police officer Kevin Crawford said this is an open investigation.

This story is developing.

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  1. Graham Err
    Graham Err September 15, 14:38

    I don’t like the singular “they.”

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  2. Ally
    Ally September 19, 16:21

    Has this story been updated?

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