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.


RELATED: Police Investigate Death at U of M Academic Building

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.


Michael Oakes

Copyright 2017 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company


Commute Alert: Allow Extra Time, as Monday's AM Drive Will Be Slick

ICE Flight Deporting 92 Somali Nationals Stops Short of Somalia, Returns to US

Hennepin County Courts Face Reshuffling, Delays for Super Bowl Week

3 Dead in Redwood County Crash, Including 1-Year-Old

North Dakota Officers Catch Suspect in Waite Park Homicide

Stewart Runs for 3 TDs, Panthers Beat Vikings 31-24