EAST LANSING (WWJ/AP) – Authorities say no charges are planned following the August alcohol-related death of a Michigan State University freshman from China.
East Lansing police say 19-year-old Jiayi Dai of Beijing was found unresponsive in an off-campus apartment on Aug. 23. She was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: The Mobility Revolution Envelops the Region
In a statement issued Thursday, police said Dai had a blood-alcohol level of 0.415 percent. She died of accidental acute alcohol intoxication. The legal limit for driving in Michigan is 0.08 percent.READ MORE: Michigan Humane Rescues Kitten From Drain Pipe In Detroit
Police had previously told the Lansing State Journal it was possible someone could face charges for giving Dai alcohol. The Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office declined to pursue charges.
Dai had recently arrived on campus for international student orientation before starting her freshman year.MORE NEWS: Back Again: DTE Energy Music Theatre Returns To Original Name
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