MU Student Death Investigation

The death of a 19 year old University of Missouri student is currently under investigation by the MU Police Department.

MUPD responded to a call at around 2:30 yesterday afternoon [Tuesday] from Mark Twain Hall to assist medical personnel with an unconscious male who was not breathing, later identified as Boston Perry of Illinois.

Attempts to resuscitate Perry were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death has not been determined.

Counseling is being provided to students and others who knew Perry, who was majoring in information technologies.