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MIT Must Cooperate In Investigation

Reading the news story ["MIT May Be Criminally Liable in The Death of Scott Krueger," Oct. 17], I was outraged to learn that that "the investigationŠ is going slowly due to lack of cooperation on the part of the Institute."

Krueger's death is a tragedy, and MIT has a responsibility to ensure that a similar incident never happens again. It's obvious that MIT may be liable, but this does not excuse attempts to cover up what really happened. The truth needs to be known.

MIT is showing itself to be frighteningly like other corporate entities: more interested in covering its own assets than doing its job of caring for its students. If MIT really wanted to do the right thing, it would fully cooperate with law enforcement to resolve this situation as quickly as possible and then move on with taking the right steps to try to prevent this kind of tragedy in the future.

Aidan Low '98