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App State Student Found Dead in Dorm Room on Monday, Police Suspect No Foul Play or Threat To Community

By Jesse Wood

Jan. 20, 2015. An Appalachian State University student was found dead in a dorm room on Monday, and University Police suspect no foul play, according to an announcement from the campus police department.

At about 5:45 p.m. on Jan. 19, University Police conducted a welfare check on a student residing in Appalachian PanHellenic Hall. After knocking on the student’s door and receiving no response, officers opened the door with a key and discovered the dead student.

“No foul play is suspected and the situation presents no threat to the university community. University Police continue to investigate the incident,” according to University Police.