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Aug. 11, 2006
Contact: Jackie Hosey, University Relations, (785) 864-8858.

University mourns student Dustin Bentley, 19, of Prairie Village

LAWRENCE — University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway made the following statement today in response to the death of Dustin Bentley, 19, a sophomore industrial design major from Prairie Village. Bentley died of unknown causes Aug. 7 at his home. He graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in 2005. He is survived by his mother, father and stepfather.

“On behalf of the entire KU community, I want to express my profound sorrow at the death of Dustin Bentley. I want to offer our deepest condolences to his family and friends for this tragic loss.”


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