Temple University mourns death of student

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Temple mourns death of student. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 4:30 a.m. on December 4, 2017.

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Temple University community is mourning the loss of a student who died in his off-campus apartment.

Twenty-year-old James Orlando of Reading was a third-year business student at Temple.

Authorities say his girlfriend called police when she woke up Saturday morning and heard him having trouble breathing.

When medics arrived, Orlando was unresponsive. The cause of death is unknown.

Orlando is the fifth Temple student to die this semester.

The University released a statement, saying they encourage all members of the community to pray for Orlando's loved ones.


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