U.Va. Student Collapses in D.C. Nightclub, Dies

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A 19-year-old University of Virginia sophomore is dead after visiting a D.C. night club Saturday evening and District police are investigating.

Mary “Shelley” Goldsmith was in town with friends and sorority sisters. She collapsed at the club, and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police have not determined the cause and manner of death, but they are awaiting the results of a toxicology report.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

WNEW Senior Correspondent Mark Segraves contributed to this report. He is a general assignment reporter for NBC 4 and host of NewsPlus on DC 50 TV.


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