Asher Vongtau

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Student Trapped Between Buildings Had Been Drinking

Asher Vongtau spent 36 hours in 6- to 18-inch crevice

(Newser) - The New York Post 's sources confirm what you probably already suspected: The NYU student who was found trapped between two buildings had been drinking before he fell from a fire escape into the narrow crevice. Asher Vongtau, 19, admitted as much to police, sources say. He left a... More »

Missing NYU Student Found Trapped Between Buildings

Friends say school initially didn't believe he was missing

(Newser) - No one is entirely sure how 19-year-old Asher Vongtau wound up wedged in the 18- to 24-inch-wide space between a New York University dorm and a neighboring parking garage, but that's where the missing student was found last night, some 36 hours after his friends first tried to report... More »

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