MTSU FRESHMAN FOUND DEAD OF APPARENT NATURAL CAUSES
Nov. 12, 2007
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MURFREESBORO—The body of MTSU freshman Jeremy Beatty, 28, of Mt. Juliet, was discovered at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday evening in his 6th-floor room in Cummings Hall. Officials say Beatty, a diabetic, apparently died of natural causes. Residence hall personnel were asked to conduct a welfare check on Beatty after he did not answer the door. After unlocking his door and entering, housing officials immediately called 9-1-1.