20-year-old college student found dead

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COBLESKILL, N.Y. – A 20-year-old SUNY Cobleskill female student was found dead in her apartment Tuesday evening.

Elizabeth T. Cornelius, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene when the Cobleskill Village Police Department and local E.M.S. were dispatched to Hammerstone Village Apartments for a 911 call regarding an unresponsive female.

Cornelius was a 2009 graduate of Saratoga Springs High School.

The cause of death is unknown and the incident is under investigation, though police say they don't suspect any foul play.

Investigators say Thursday they're waiting for the results of toxicology tests to determine the cause of her death.

On behalf of the College, President Donald P. Zingale expresses his deepest condolences to Elizabeth's family and friends. We all mourn her loss. The College's resources will be directed toward ensuring that our students, faculty, staff and parents are given all assistance necessary to cope with this heartbreaking situation. SUNY Cobleskill's Wellness Center is offering 24-hour counseling to all campus members. 

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