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Student found deceased in KU residence hall

KU campus
Posted at 5:59 AM, Oct 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 13:00:10-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A University of Kansas student was found deceased in a residence hall Sunday night.

According to the KU Public Safety, a female student was found dead in her room at Lewis Hall around 5:45 p.m.

Student housing services sent a letter to residents of the hall Sunday night letting them know that KU Public Safety is investigating.

There is no threat to the safety of the residents, according to the university.

No cause of death was given, though KU Public Safety said no foul play is suspected.

Leaders will meet with residents of the floor where the student died.

Counseling services are available to students affected by the death by calling 785-864-2277 or the "MySPP" app.

The student's name will not be released out of respect for her family's privacy.