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Sorority girl dies after friends rushed her to hospital

Kenzie Krogh, 20, a Northwestern University junior, was pronounced dead on Sunday – less than 24 hours after she was taken to the hospital by her friends

Illinois police are investigating the mysterious death of a Northwestern University student who was rushed to hospital on Saturday morning after telling friends she wasn’t well.

Kenzie Krogh, 20, a junior at the school, was pronounced dead less than 24 hours after she was taken to the hospital by her friends.

Police are now awaiting the results of toxicology reports, which may not be available for several weeks, according to Fox 32 TV.

Investigators say that Krogh told friends on Saturday morning that she feeling ill.

They then rushed her to St. Francis Hospital, where she died less than 24 hours later, according to police.

Foul play is not suspected, investigators say.

Krogh was a highly regarded student who was active on campus. She was a volunteer and a pledge at the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.

A native of Durham, North Carolina, Krogh was enrolled at Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy.

She also worked at a research and teaching assistant at Kellogg School of Management.

‘She was a remarkable young woman who was animated by a deep intellectual curiosity about the social sciences and the arts,’ Kellogg School of Management said in a statement.

Investigators say that Krogh told friends on Saturday morning that she feeling ill. They then rushed her to St. Francis Hospital, where she died less than 24 hours later, according to police

Investigators say that Krogh told friends on Saturday morning that she feeling ill. They then rushed her to St. Francis Hospital, where she died less than 24 hours later, according to police

A native of Durham, North Carolina, Krogh was enrolled at Northwestern¿s School of Education and Social Policy. Northwestern's campus in Evanston, Illinois is seen in the above stock image

A native of Durham, North Carolina, Krogh was enrolled at Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy. Northwestern’s campus in Evanston, Illinois is seen in the above stock image

‘Her vibrant energy, compassion and kindness will be missed.’

In a statement, Krogh’s family said it was at the hospital on Sunday when they received the news that she had died.

‘Kenzie was exceptional in so many ways: In her devotion to her family and friends, her love of animals, and her ability to multi-task and succeed with whatever she put her mind to,’ the family wrote in the statement.

‘Her mind was always reaching to find new avenues of learning and discovery, especially when it came to social issues.

‘Her years at Northwestern University opened up that passion, and her extraordinary professors, mentors, and fellow students gave her the tools, inspiration, and confidence to pursue it.

‘Kenzie will be remembered with love, laughter, and joy as we remain thankful to have had her love and presence in our lives,’ the family added. 



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