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College student found dead in East Village lobby

February 17, 2013 7:10:03 AM PST
Police say a 19-year-old college student from Long Island was found dead in the lobby of a New York City apartment building.

The NYPD says Jocelyn Pascucci of East Meadow, N.Y., was found early Saturday morning in the East Village building. She was pronounced dead at Beth Israel Hospital.

Newsday reports (http://bit.ly/WPjXcA ) Pascucci had a serious heart condition and had been drinking alcohol with friends before her death. The newspaper says a doorman saw the Stony Brook University student walking outside wearing only one shoe after she became separated from her friends.

Newsday says the doorman brought Pascucci inside the building because she looked intoxicated.

Police say the medical examiner's office is investigating the death.

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