Wake held for teen from Dix Hills who died at college

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A wake was held Tuesday for a college student from Dix Hills who died off campus.

Daniel Michaels was a freshman at SUNY Oneonta.

Police say the Half Hollow Hills High School East graduate was found unresponsive on a sofa at an off-campus apartment on Friday night.

The 18-year-old was rushed to a hospital in cardiac arrest but died.

News 12 has learned Michaels had alcohol and anti-anxiety drugs in his system.

Oneonta Police Department Chief Douglas Brenner said they had reports that this fraternity had a social function earlier in the day at a different location, and that Michaels may have been at the function.

It's not clear if anyone will be charged in Michaels' death.

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