Geisel student Kyle Janeczek dies

by The Dartmouth Senior Staff | 10/17/18 11:48am

Kyle Janeczek, a second-year student at the Geisel School of Medicine, has died, College President Phil Hanlon and Geisel dean Duane Compton wrote in an email to campus. The College learned of Janeczek’s death last night.

Compton and Hanlon wrote that they will be in contact with campus when they learn more about the circumstances of Janeczek’s death, which authorities are currently investigating.

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Counseling resources for students, faculty and staff are available through the Office of Counseling and Human Development, the College chaplain’s office, the dean on call and the Faculty/Employee Assistance Program. Assistance can be obtained by calling Safety and Security at 603-646-4000.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Correction appended (Oct. 16, 2019): This article has been edited to remove euphemisms for death as per The Dartmouth’s style guidelines.