A West Virginia University student has been found dead in his dorm room from an apparent suicide, school officials said
Becky Lofstead, assistant vice president for university communications, said a freshman, 18, who lived in Boreman South, was found around 11 p.m. last night. The family is currently on their way to campus.
WVU will have counseling available to friends and residents.
"The University is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of one of our own," Lofstead said. "Our deepest sympathies go out to this young man's family and friends."
University Police are expected to release an incident report later today.