UI student dies after falling from roof

Local News

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — A UIUC senior is dead after falling from a roof near campustown.

It happened early Saturday morning on East John Street, near First Street. 21-year old Destyni Thomas was majoring in chemistry.

The coroner says she was visiting a friend when it happened. He says they are investigating a few other factors which could have led to her death, but for now, it is being considered a “tragic accident.”

Funeral arrangements for Thomas are set for Friday morning in Chicago.

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