Body Of Florida College Student Found Behind Boca Raton Restaurant

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BOCA RATON (CBSMiami/AP) — A college student from New Jersey has been found behind a Boca Raton restaurant.

Police say they’ve identified a body found behind a South Florida restaurant as that of an 18-year-old Lynn University student.

Local news outlets are reporting that security and cleaning workers found Shayan Mortazavi’s body behind a Boca Raton restaurant early Saturday morning.

Boca Raton police told reporters that Mortazavi’s injuries were consistent with a fall, but they’ve offered no other details.

Authorities say an autopsy will determine the cause of death.

University officials said in a statement that Mortazavi was from Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, and was a freshman who had expressed an interest in film and journalism.

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