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Body found at InfoCision Stadium hours before kickoff

AKRON, Ohio — Authorities say the body of someone who apparently committed suicide was found at a college football stadium in Ohio, hours before a game was to kick off.

Gregg Bach, a spokesman for the University of Akron football team, says the body was discovered Saturday morning and that university police have concluded their investigation.

Ohio University sports information director Tom Symonds said the person was not an Akron student, however was an ROTC member. The body was found around 10 a.m. in the second row of bleacher seats near midfield.

University spokeswoman Laura Massey says police have told her the death appears to be a suicide. She gave no further details.

University police did not immediately return phone calls.

Akron is to play Ohio at 3:30 p.m. today, which officias say will go on as scheduled. Follow @ThePost and @ThePostSports on Twitter for all of the latest updates.

—Information from the Associated Press was used in this report

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