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UPDATED: Seton Hall Student Dies in Fall From Campus Parking Deck

Updated, Sept. 11, 10:03 p.m.: Seton Hall University Interim President Mary J. Meehan identified the deceased student as Julian M. Mislavsky, 23, of Morristown. See Meehan’s full letter to the SHU community below.

A Seton Hall student was pronounced dead after reportedly falling from a campus parking deck on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

After responding to a 911 call at around 12:15 p.m. about a person falling from the deck, South Orange Police found a man laying on the grass median adjacent to the parking deck’s exit. Emergency responders treated the man at the scene and brought him to University Hospital in Newark, where he was pronounced dead at 1:12 pm, Kroll said.

The man was later identified as 23-year-old Julian M. Mislavsky of Morristown, a senior.

Authorities do not currently suspect foul play, but the investigation is continuing and the cause of death will be determined pending the results of an autopsy from the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Detective Lieutenant Brian McGuire of the South Orange Police Department at (973) 763-3000 x. 7788.

Dear Members of the Seton Hall community,

As a follow up to my earlier communication, I am writing to share with you the name of our student who died this afternoon. Julian M. Mislavsky was a senior and was from Morristown, NJ.  We will have a memorial service on campus, but until the arrangements can be finalized I ask you again to remember Julian and his family and friends in your prayers.

This is a difficult time for our community and we all respond differently to tragedy. I urge you to seek assistance from our counseling and Campus Ministry services at any time if you feel the need for support.

CAPS: (973) 761-9500 (weekdays from 9 am – 5 pm), (973) 761-9300 (after hours through Public Safety), Campus Ministry (973) 761-9545.

With a  heavy heart,

Mary J. Meehan

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