Iowa State University Student Found Dead in Ames
An Iowa State University student was found dead yesterday at an apartment off of Welch Avenue in Ames, according to IowaStateDaily.com.
After a preliminary investigation, Ames Police officials say that they believe that there is no "ongoing threat to the community at this time." In a press release, police officials say that they were called to the apartment complex to respond to the report of a deceased person. IowaStateDaily reports that the person's body was then transferred to the State Medical Examiner's office. A cause of death will not be released until an autopsy is completed. The identity of the student is also not being released at this time.
A letter from the President of the university reads in part
This is a tragic loss and our condolences are with the family and friends of the victim. We know this news has caused members of our community to feel anxious. As we learn more we ask that everyone extend care and compassion to one another.
Iowa State students who are in need of any form of counseling can call 515-294-5056.