CMU student who died in stairway was apparent suicide

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A Carnegie Mellon University student who fell to his death yesterday in a campus stairwell has been identified as Rohan Vakharia, 19, of Gainesville, Fla., the Allegheny County medical examiner said.

An autopsy is set later today to determine the cause of death.

Mr. Vakharia was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:15 p.m. in the stairwell in Wean Hall, a computing services building, police said. Police said the incident was an apparent suicide and that they recovered a note at the scene.



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