Tennessee student dies on study trip to Paris

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A 21-year-old student from the University of Tennessee was found dead at the bottom of a stairwell while studying abroad in Paris.

The university said 21-year-old Nathan Boals of Hixson, Tennessee, died yesterday during a trip that began last week with seven other U-T students and eleven students from Michigan State University.

There is no preliminary evidence of foul play. An autopsy was conducted today and the investigation is continuing. Boals was a senior in communication studies.

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