UC Berkeley student pronounced dead after medical emergency

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A UC Berkeley student was pronounced dead Monday night.

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UC Berkeley student Luca Elghanayan was pronounced dead after having a medical emergency near Pimentel Hall at around 10:20 p.m. Monday.

The Berkeley Fire Department and officers from the UCPD responded to the scene according to UCPD public information officer Sabrina Reich.

Reich added that Elghanayan was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Alameda County Coroner’s Office is currently investigating the cause of death.

There is no more information as of press time.

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