Sophomore student is found dead in fraternity home on Stanford campus – as investigators probe cause of death
- Male student was found unresponsive inside Theta Delta Chi house on Friday
- Unidentified student was pronounced dead at 10:21am on Friday
- Preliminary investigation found that there was no foul play, officials said
A male Stanford University sophomore was found dead inside the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house on Friday morning.
Investigators in Santa Clara County, California, are trying to determine the cause of death.
A preliminary investigation found that there was no foul play involved, according to the Stanford Daily.
The Palo Alto Fire Department found the student unresponsive in the home and pronounced him dead at approximately 10:21am on Friday.
The university has so far refused to publish the deceased man’s name.
A male sophomore student enrolled at Stanford University was found dead inside an on-campus fraternity home (seen in the above stock image) on Friday, according to authorities
‘We have been in touch with the student’s family…,’ Susie Brubaker-Cole, Stanford’s vice provost, wrote in a campus-wide email.
‘While we are working to understand the family’s wishes, we are not in a position to share the student’s name.
Investigators have yet to determine a cause of death, though preliminary findings point to no foul play. The Stanford campus in Palo Alto, California, is seen in the above file photo
‘This is very difficult news for any family to bear. Our university community grieves with them.’
Brubaker-Cole said that counseling services would be provided to students.