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UPDATE: Deceased UW-River Falls student was a freshman

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A 19-year-old UW-RF freshman was found dead in her dorm room Thursday morning, April 7, by a girlfriend who was waiting for her to show up to have coffee. River Falls police have identified the victim as Kersten J. Greene from Eau Claire.


Police say Greene had been dead for some time. There was no attempt to revive her.

The friend -- also a UW-RF student -- who found Greene in her bed called 911 right away and reached a Pierce County Sheriff's dispatcher.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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