Autopsy inconclusive in death of University of Oregon student

February 19, 2015 12:20 AM

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An autopsy Wednesday was inconclusive about the cause of death of an 18-year-old University of Oregon student, but more tests are needed to rule out meningococcemia, a bacterial infection that has led to the hospitalization of three other university students.

Lauren Jones, a member of the university's acrobatics and tumbling team, was found dead Tuesday afternoon in Barnhart Hall, the university dormitory where she lived. About 11 hours before her death, Jones had been transported by emergency responders to a local hospital, where she was treated and rel...

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