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By The Associated Press
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, 11:57 a.m.

STATE COLLEGE — A Penn State University student is dead after he fell from the ninth floor balcony of an apartment building.

State police said 20-year-old Conor Macmannis was pronounced dead at the scene early Saturday. The fall occurred at 3:43 a.m. at the Penn Towers building on Beaver Avenue.

Police say a preliminary investigation indicates drugs and alcohol apparently were factors in the fall.

Investigators are urging anyone with information about the incident to call or at least provide an anonymous tip.

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