The two Temple students who died last week each suffered fatal drug overdoses, a spokesman for the city's Health Department confirmed Monday.
Michael Paytas, 24, a fourth-year marketing major from Ridley Township, Delaware County, was found unresponsive in the university's Paley Library last Monday and was taken to Hahnemann Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
And Saturday morning, city and campus police responded to a 911 call at an off-campus apartment where they found the body of James Orlando, 20, of Reading.
The overdoses were confirmed by James Garrow, spokesman for the Health Department.
The deaths bring to five the number of student fatalities since August. The others include: