COLUMBIA — An MU freshman was in serious condition after a fall from a MU residence hall balcony early Saturday morning.
As of 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Richard Mehan, 19, had been upgraded from critical to serious condition at University Hospital, according to Maggie Woodson, a University Hospital house manager. Mehan fell from the fifth-floor balcony of Laws Hall and tumbled to a fourth-floor commons, according to an AP report.
Police responded about 2 a.m. on Saturday. According to the report, MU Police Capt. Brian Weimer said Mehan had been drinking.