Tom Bearson

Autopsy: NDSU Student Killed 5 Years Ago Died of Asphyxia

Bearson's death certificate says he died of asphyxia, meaning he was deprived of oxygen.

FARGO, N.D.–A North Dakota State University freshman from Minnesota who was killed five years ago died of asphyxia. Authorities have said little about the September 2014 death of 18-year-old Thomas Bearson of Sartell, Minnesota, other than it was a homicide. Bearson’s death certificate says he died of asphyxia, meaning he was deprived of oxygen. Besides alcohol, two prescription medications were…

Moorhead Police: Tom Bearson Homicide Case Remains Active

Moorhead Police Department Continue to Actively Investigate Tom Bearson's Homicide

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Today marks three years since NDSU student Tom Bearson went missing after leaving a party south of campus. Although three years have passed, the Moorhead Police Department said the investigation is active. Bearson, who was from Sartell and who was 18-years-old at the time of his death, was found in the parking lot of an RV dealer…