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UPDATE: Miami U. Student Identified As Train Accident Victim

UPDATE: Miami U. Student Identified As Train Accident Victim

Update:

The following was released by the Oxford POlice Department:

The deceased student’s name is Jacob S. Jarman.  Jacob was a 19-year-old sophomore residing on campus (in Hahne Hall), was from Greenwood Village, Colorado, a prominent suburb of the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area.  Jacob transferred to Miami University after attending his freshman year at a college in Colorado.  OPD investigators attended the autopsy this morning and are awaiting the toxicology report, a process which could take weeks.  OPD personnel, working closely with the Butler County Coroner’s office, Miami University Police Department and CSX personnel, are continuing to look into the circumstances that led up to Jacob being on the RR tracks that morning.  Burial will be in Colorado and the family is en route back to Denver.  

(Oxford, OH) A man found dead Saturday morning near railroad tracks in Oxford, OH has been positively identified by his family as a Miami University undergraduate. The Oxford Police Department reports his name will not be released until 3 p.m. Monday to give the family adequate time to notify others. Postings on Facebook mention the deceased student's name as Jake. The body was discovered by OPD at 9:13 a.m. Saturday at the tracks just east of the intersection of South College and Foxfire drives. Personnel from the The Butler County Coroner’s Office removed the body at 11:55 a.m.

 

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