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Family seeks more answers in SIU student’s death

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The family of a Southern Illinois University student from Morton Grove is looking for more answers about his death.

19-year-old Pravin Varughese disappeared after party near the campus in Carbondale in February.

His body was found in a heavily wooded area one week later.

Authorities said there were no signs of trauma, and determined he likely died of hypothermia.  But, the family has doubts.

They’ve hired an independent forensic pathologist from Chicago to conduct a second autopsy.

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