Autopsy: Asthma Caused St. Thomas Student's Death

Katherine Mullen. Photo: University of St. Thomas.
Katherine Mullen.

November 18, 2018 02:35 PM

The Ramsey County medical examiner's office says a University of St. Thomas student found dead in her dorm room last month died of respiratory distress.

An autopsy found that 19-year-old sophomore Katie Mullen of Andover, Minnesota, had asthma.

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RELATED: St. Thomas Student Found Dead, Police Say Death Not Suspicious

A roommate found Mullen unresponsive in her bed in Morrison Hall the morning of Oct. 19.

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