No Foul Play In Campbell Student’s Death



Officials have determined there was no foul play involved in the death Thursday night of a Campbell University student who fell out of a dorm room window. Freshman Ezra Goldbach, 18, who was from the Town of Pinnacle in Stokes County, fell from the third-floor window at Kitchin Hall, which is an all-male dorm. Harnett County Sheriff’s Maj. Jeff Huber said there is no foul play.

“There was no crime committed,” Maj. Huber said.

Maj. Huber said alcohol is not believed to be involved.

“As far as we know there was no impairing substance involved,” Maj. Huber said.

Maj. Huber said a toxicology report was not conducted in the case. He said the incident is still under investigation.

Mr. Goldbach was a first-year student in the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business studying in the Professional Golf Management program.

Students held a vigil for Mr. Goldbach Friday night near the site of the accident.

Campbell University spokesperson Haven Hottel said a memorial service will be held on the campus in Butler Chapel Thursday beginning at 4 p.m.

According to his obituary in the Winston-Salem Journal, he was a 2016 graduate of West Stokes High School in King where he played on the golf team and was an All-Conference player. “He was dedicated to his family and friends, and was an inspiring example of hard work, kindness and compassion,” the obituary See Student, Page 3

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read.” Ezra had a love for all sports, he especially loved Wake Forest and the Carolina Panthers. He loved going to the beach and lake for family vacations as well as four-wheeling and snow skiing trips to West Virginia with his family and friends.”

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today on the No. 1 Tee at Pilot Knob Golf Course in Pilot Mountain.




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