BR Coroner Says Missing LSU Student & Woman With Him Overdosed

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The coroner's office in Baton Rouge says a missing LSU student and a woman found with him in an off-campus apartment both died of a drug overdose.

Max Raymond, 19, and Joy Gentil, 21, were found deceased on April 1.

Officials say the pair apparently committed suicide with an overdose of pentobarbital that's used for a variety of medical purposes, including the treatment of anxiety prior to surgical procedures.

High doses of the drug can result in deadly respiratory arrest.

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