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Dead Body Found At Akron Football's Infocision Stadium After Alleged Suicide

A body was found dead inside Infocision Stadium just hours before Akron is scheduled to kick off against Ohio. Early indications from police suggest that it was a suicide.

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Horrible news out of Akron, Ohio today. According to Mocking The Draft (via Hustle Belt), around 10 a.m. an ROTC member at Akron University was found dead in the stands at Infocision Stadium, where  Akron is scheduled to play at 3:30 p.m. Saturday vs. Ohio University. A University spokeswoman says the death appears to be a suicide. Police say the man went missing recently and a suiciden note was found at his home. They have identified the body found, but are waiting to release further details until the family is notified.

The body apparently was found in the first row near the 50-yard line. Clean up crews are on the scene and kickoff is supposed to still take place as originally scheduled. This is tragic news, but we'll try to keep you posted on the details as they become available to us.

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