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… has died – probably by suicide.

Pletz was facing immensities of litigation.

The school filed a civil suit against Pletz in March 2010 alleging that she used more than $2 million in university assets for her personal benefit. Pletz counter-sued, claiming that she had been wrongfully terminated.

In April, a federal grand jury in Kansas City returned a 24-count indictment against Pletz, alleging that she had embezzled more than $1.5 million from the school, engaged in money laundering and falsified tax returns.

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