Local prosecutors declared on Wednesday that the Princeton University student who vanished on campus and was discovered dead in October committed suicide.
In announcing the results of the autopsy on Misrach Ewunetie’s death on Wednesday, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office stated that the 20-year-demise old’s was due to “bupropion, escitalopram, and hydroxyzine poisoning.”
According to the Mayo Clinic, hydroxyzine is an antihistamine used to manage anxiety and tension brought on by nervous and emotional problems, while bupropion and escitalopram are antidepressants.
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The Middlesex Regional Medical Examiner’s Office performed the autopsy.
In a statement released Wednesday, Princeton University said: “Our hearts go out to Misrach’s family, friends, and the larger campus community that this tragedy has shaken.”
“It’s never easy losing a member of our community. It has been difficult for all of us to wait thus long for concrete information concerning what caused her death, but especially for Misrach’s family “the sentence included
Ewunetie, an intelligent student and reserved young woman, was last seen on October 14 at roughly 3 a.m. outside Scully Hall on the Ivy League campus.
On October 20, a staff member on the facility’s property discovered her dead behind the tennis courts. According to officials, there was no “visible evidence of harm,” and her death did not seem suspicious or criminal.
Update on the Death of Princeton University Student Misrach Ewunetie pic.twitter.com/1A24PU0PjS
— Mercer Co Prosecutor (@MercerCoPros) December 28, 2022
Ewunetie’s family contacted Princeton’s Department of Public Safety on October 16 that they had not heard from her in a few days and sought a well-being check on her, according to information provided in an email sent to students at the time she vanished.
A thorough search was done using a helicopter, drones, and watercraft.
Her brother, Universe Ewunetie, recently revealed to NBC News that his sister was raised in Euclid, Ohio, but their family is actually from Ethiopia.
In a public video appeal for assistance in locating her, Cleveland City Councilman Charles Slife stated that she was the valedictorian of her high school and had full tuition to Princeton. At the nonprofit Minds Matter Cleveland, which provides academic and mentorship support for high-achieving, low-income high school kids, he collaborated with her.
He claimed she was a sociology major who had worked for McKinsey and interned at Bank of America.