St. Louis Student Dies in Assualt at NW Missouri State

MARYVILLE, Mo. (KMOX) — A Northwest Missouri State University student from St. Louis has died from injuries suffered in an off-campus assault.

The Maryville Public Safety Department said Tomarken Smith was assaulted about 1:20 a.m. Friday near the corner of Fourth and Market streets in Maryville.

The 21-year-old was taken to St. Francis Hospital and Health Services where he was pronounced dead. No other details about the assault have been released.

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Tomarken Smith

Authorities are questioning several suspects. The news release says the Nodaway County prosecuting attorney is expected to file charges against those taken into custody.

Smith was a senior pre-med major and a personal trainer. He graduated from Oakville High School.


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