George Desdunes, a 19-year-old Cornell University sophomore, was found dead in a fraternity house on Friday morning. An immediate cause of death was unclear, but the police are allegedly ruling out the possibility of suicide.
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Desdunes was found unresponsive in the SAE house at 7 a.m. Friday. He was transported to Cayuga Medical Center, where he later died, according to a statement from the Ithaca Police Department.
The investigation is continuing, and a forensic autopsy will be conducted at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton on Saturday. The Ithaca Police Department is leading the investigation, with assistance from CUPD and the New York State Police Forensic Identification Unit, according to the IPD statement.
Desdunes was a Biology major from Brooklyn, NY. Anyone with information is asked to notify the Ithaca Police Department at (607) 272-9973