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Report: Police Investigating Death of Monroe-Woodbury HS Student

Authorities are investigating the death of a Monroe-Woodbury High School student.
Authorities are investigating the death of a Monroe-Woodbury High School student. Photo Credit: Daniel Case

CHESTER, N.Y. – Authorities are looking into the death of a Monroe-Woodbury ninth grader, according to multiple media reports.

Police believe the unidentified boy took his own life around 1 a.m.  on Wednesday in his Chester home, News 12 Westchester reported .

Monroe-Woodbury Superintendent Elsie Rodriguez released a statement informing parents that a student had died.

The district's psychologists are available for students as well as the Orange County Crisis team.

"It is always difficult to comprehend the loss of a young life," Rodriguez said in a statement. "Our heartfelt condolences go out to the student’s family, friends and the entire M-W community."

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