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Vaibhev Loomba found dead at a fraternity house near the University of California at Berkeley



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Berkeley police today identified a man found dead at a fraternity house near the University of California at Berkeley campus early Sunday morning as 20-year-old Vaibhev Loomba of Antioch. However, according to Loomba’s Facebook page he lived in Lafayette and attended the University of California at Davis. Berkeley police said they don’t yet know what caused the death of Loomba, who was found unresponsive at the Zeta Psi fraternity at 2728 Bancroft Way at about 12:09 a.m. on Sunday.

He was declared dead at the scene. Lt. Ed Spiller said on Sunday that Loomba is not a UC Berkeley student and didn’t live at the fraternity house. Spiller said Loomba’s death is currently classified as “suspicious” and police haven’t ruled out drugs or alcohol as possible factors in the man’s death. Loomba had 1,043 Facebook friends and many of them are expressing their sadness about his death. Dana Stormes wrote, “To the most fun loving man I’ve known. I will miss you always. There is so much sadness in my heart.

” Kathryn Lucida wrote, “I can’t think of a more genuinely amazing person than Vaibhev. Even with people he just met, he was so sweet and caring.” There have been no formal citations issued to Zeta Psi for parties at the fraternity house, but Spiller said Berkeley police have responded to the location in the past.

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