Autopsy points to natural causes in MU student's death

4 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, October 21 2014 Oct 21, 2014 Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:49:00 AM CDT October 21, 2014 in News
By: Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - After completing the autopsy, the Medical Examiner's office said Tuesday morning they believe the death of 20-year-old MU student Christopher Nicklow on Sunday was due to natural causes.

Police found Nicklow unresponsive in the bathroom of a home he was visiting Sunday evening near the 300 block of North William Street. Officers said they were able to rule out foul play and suicide. 

The Medical Examiner's office is awaiting a toxicology report to release a cause of death. 

Nicklow's fraternity, Sigma Pi, is holding a candlelight vigil at 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Sigma Pi house on South Providence. 

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