7 Eleven closed after death investigation

A Clemson University student was found dead at the 7-Eleven on Old Greenville Highway on Monday afternoon.

The City of Clemson Police Department responded at 2:29 p.m. to a call of an unconscious person in the store. Officers attempted to provide lifesaving aid but were unable to revive the person, according to a press release.

The Pickens County Coroner's Office has identified the person as Joseph McPartland, 18, a freshman from Roswell, Georgia.

The Tiger has reached out to the University for additional information.

The incident remains under investigation by city police and the coroner's office.

This is a developing story. The Tiger will update this article with additional information as it becomes available.

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