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Ex-dean on trial is found dead

NEW YORK — A former dean of St. John’s University who had been accused of stealing more than $1 million from the school was found dead in her home Tuesday morning from an apparent suicide, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

The dean, Cecilia Chang, was found inside her home in Queens, N.Y., said the person, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the episode. It was unclear how Chang died or who found her.

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