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Elon University Football Player Dead After Falling From Dorm

Junior wide receiver Demitri Allison fell to his death from a 10-story dorm at the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.

By Matt Moreno | November 12, 2015

An Elon University football player is dead after falling from a 10-story residence hall. 

Junior wide receiver Demitri Allison died after falling from a residence hall at the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. 

The details leading up to Allison's death are still scarce, but family and friends asked police to check his well-being and emotional state after he left the Elon campus. (Video via WNCN

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"This is normally where sports teams, even the football team, would be — at a morning like this — practicing, but today they are not doing that," WGHP reports

Allison, originally from Cornelius, North Carolina, played in all nine games this season for Elon. He was 21 years old. 

This video includes images from Elon University and MPD01605 / CC BY SA 2.0.

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