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ALBANY HIGH SCHOOL 12TH GRADE STUDENT CATHY QIU, PASSED AWAY

Albany, CA OCTOBER 25, 2012 – Albany Unified School District reports with great sadness that according to San Mateo County Coroner’s Office, Albany High School 12th grade student Cathy Qiu passed away.

The cause of death is pending investigation and awaiting toxicology results. No further information is available at this time.

Qiu was reported missing by her parents on September 27, 2012, and Albany High School administrators have been in ongoing contact with the family since that time. Qiu attended Albany Unified School District on an inter-district transfer since the 5th grade. She was an honor student with a 4.25 GPA and member of the tennis team.

Albany High School students will be informed on Friday, October 26th when mental health personnel will be available on site.


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