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Search Continues For Missing Ithaca College Student

4/29/2008                 Article

 William Jacobson      Top of  page

Reports of an ongoing ground and aerial search  in the South Hill area of Ithaca for William Jacobson, a 19-year-old freshman at Ithaca College student who has been missing.  William was last seen between 3:304:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 27.

  
Search for Ithaca College freshman William Jacobson reaches sad end
Body found in pond on campus
Article published May 1, 2008

 By Raymond Drumsta         Top of  page
Journal Staff                          Article
 

New York State Police divers found William's body of  in a small pond less than a 10th of a mile from the college's public safety building.

The pond lies in a depression, about 50 to 60 yards wide, with steep grassy banks bordered by a sectioned guardrail on the northwest side and a paved footpath on the southeast side.

 

Ithaca College student died of accidental drowning

Posted by civen May 02, 2008 22:28PM     Top of  page       Article

William's death was reported to be  ruled an accidental drowning according to police. Toxicological test are not available for several weeks.

 

 

Season of sadness at the end of a semester
Students and alcohol
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Article published May 7, 2008      Top of  page            Article
 

Reporter looks back at the tragedies involving William and Willie Poon.

"Alcohol and end-of-semester parties have a long tradition in Ithaca, but the festivities also bring ethanol poisoning and the occasional student death. Our campuses and our community must do better to reduce the high price of this tradition."

 

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