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Statement on 19-year-old deceased student (Feb. 17, 2014)

Michigan State University has been informed of the death of 19-year-old student Dustyn Louis Frolka of Owosso, Mich., who died Feb. 15 after being found in Bath Township. The thoughts and prayers of the MSU community are with his family and friends.

MSU’s Office of Student Affairs and Services is reaching out to the Frolka family to provide support. MSU police are cooperating with the Bath Township Police Department, who is leading the investigation. Any questions regarding the investigation can be directed to Bath police at 517-641-6271.

For those in the campus community who may be personally affected by this tragedy, resources are available at the MSU Counseling Center. More information can be found at

-Kent Cassella, MSU spokesman