Binghamton University student drowns at Buttermilk State Park

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ITHACA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A Binghamton University student died over the weekend when he drowned in Buttermilk State Park.

The Ithaca Fire Department and rescue crews were called to West King Road around 5 p.m. Sunday, where they found Calistus Anyichie, 19, unconscious in the water.

The university says the native of Nigeria was on the basketball team and was majoring in political science. He was entering his sophomore year.


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