KENT -- A Kent State University spokesperson has confirmed thatthe bodyof a studentwas foundin a residence hall on-campus Sunday evening.
Emily Vincent says the body was found just after 4:55 p.m. on the fourth floor of Leebrick Hall during a welfare check. Welfare checks are done at the request of family members when they have not heard from someone in a while.
The body has been taken by the Portage County Coroner. The Coroner's office says the victim is a man in his late 20's.
Chief Investigator for theCoroner's office,Tom Decker,saysthere's no visible cause ofdeath.An autopsy will be performed Monday to determine the cause of death. Foul play is not suspected at this time.
Deckeralso says they have identified the man but will not release his name until family memberscan be notified.
University Police had no response as the investigation continues.