COLUMBIA — An MU student was arrested on suspicion of first-degree rape and burglary Tuesday, MU Police Maj. Brian Weimer said in an email. 

Weimer said a woman who lives in a residence hall reported that a man unlawfully entered her room and raped her around 3 a.m. Monday. 

The suspect, Austin Joseph Campbell, 19, was questioned by the MU Police Department and was later arrested and taken to the Boone County Jail, Weimer said. 

He was being held Wednesday morning for first-degree rape and burglary.

Campbell is listed in the MU directory as a freshman health sciences major.

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