Medical Examiner: Man Found Dead in U of M Building was Mechanical Engineering Professor

Barney Eugene Klamecki Photo: University of Minnesota
Barney Eugene Klamecki

December 06, 2017 05:26 PM

Authorities have identified the man found dead in a University of Minnesota academic building on Tuesday. 

He was 74-year-old Barney Eugene Klamecki, a university professor of mechanical engineering from Minneapolis. Police said he was found in the Mechanical Engineering building on the east bank of the university's Minneapolis campus.


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The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office says Klamecki died of apparent natural causes. The time of death was listed as 6:11 p.m. Tuesday.

Klamecki's university webpage biography says he received an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Notre Dame, and master's and doctorate degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1966 and 1973, respectively.


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