Updated at 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
A University of Minnesota professor was found dead at the school’s Mechanical Engineering building on East Bank Tuesday.
Barney Klamecki, a 74-year-old University mechanical engineering professor, appeared to die of natural causes Tuesday at 6:11 p.m., according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
According to the University’s website, Klamecki received a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1964 and a master of science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1966.
The University of Minnesota Police Department and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner initially responded to the scene, said University spokesperson Evan Lapiska.
At 8:18 p.m. Tuesday, the UMPD sent out a tweet that said they were investigating the incident.
Lapiska said no foul play is suspected.