Student who died after visit to Fresno fraternity identified

FRESNO, Calif.

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Fresno have identified a 19-year-old Fresno State University student who died after being rushed to the hospital from a fraternity house.

Officials on Thursday identified the student as Omar Nemeth, of Fresno. Nemeth died Wednesday after spending time at the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house.

Delta Sigma Phi spokeswoman Adam Lowe says Nemeth was not a member of the fraternity and that his death is not connected to any fraternity event. The university is still on winter break.

Fresno County Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Botti says an autopsy is being scheduled to determine a cause of death.

Fresno police say a call came from the house at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and that Nemeth was taken to a hospital where he died.

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