RPI student death: Yeming Shen body was found Monday, February 10 in his off-campus apartment by his roommate.
There has been speculation that 24 year old Yeming Shen cause of death was coronavirus but this is not verified. Again, the RPI student has not travelled out of the United States in a year.
Yeming Shen body was found at the City Station Apartments on 6th Ave. between Ferry St. and Congress St.
The New York State Health Department says it’s working with officials in Rensselaer County.
Troy police, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating the death of the student at RPI. Troy police do not believe any foul play was involved.
An autopsy was being done Tuesday afternoon for a cause of death. When complete, samples will be sent for testing.