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Texas A&M-Kingsville pitcher found dead in stairwell

CBSSports.com wire reports

KINGSVILLE, Texas -- Police say a Texas A&M-Kingsville baseball player has been found dead in the stairwell of an off-campus apartment building.

An autopsy has been ordered on 18-year-old pitcher Travis Madden of Inez. Kingsville police say the round him Sunday morning and are investigating reports Madden had attended a party and was last seen walking back to his dormitory.

Madden was a chemical engineering major who had just completed his first season of fall baseball.

Coach Jason Gonzales on Sunday afternoon held a team meeting to let fellow players know of the death.

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