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Mississippi State University student shot to death

STARKVILLE (AP) — Authorities say a Mississippi State University student had been shot to death and that an investigation is underway.

WCBI-TV reports that Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt says 23-year-old Austin Powell of Germantown, Tennessee, died from a gunshot wound. Emergency responders had been called to the incident on Friday shortly before 2 a.m.

Hunt says that at this time there does not appear to be any foul play. An autopsy has been scheduled.