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Sept. 14, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Coffey

Northwest Student Killed

A 21 year old Northwest Missouri State University student died this morning as the result of injuries sustained in an attack near the corner of Fourth and Market at approximately 1:20.

According to a release from the University, Tomarken Smith of St. Louis was pronounced dead at 2:21 after being transported from the scene by a Nodaway County ambulance to St. Francis Hospital and Health Services. Maryville Public Safety is investigating the assault and have involved individuals in custody. Charges are expected to be filed by the Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney later today. Smith was a senior pre-professional studies major with a minor in coaching.