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August 19, 2005
Contact: Todd Cohen, University Relations, (785) 864-8858

University mourns student Abdulrahman Alhomoud

LAWRENCE -- University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway issued the following statement today in response to the death Wednesday of KU student Abdulrahman Alhomoud, a doctoral student in linguistics from Saudi Arabia. Alhomoud died of natural causes in his Lawrence apartment, according to Lawrence Police. Messages of condolence can be sent to the Islamic Center of Lawrence, 19th and Naismith St.

" Our hearts go out to the Alhomoud family. On behalf of the entire KU community, I want to offer our deepest condolences to his family and friends on their tragic loss."

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