JSU student found dead on campus identified - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

JSU student found dead on campus identified

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The body found on the Jackson State University campus Sunday afternoon has been identified as 19-year-old computer science major Lawrence Joshua.

He was found in Dixon Residence Hall, and campus police are investigating.  

“Our hearts go out to his family, friends and the JSU community as we mourn this untimely and tragic death," said JSU President Dr. William Bynum. "Our students are always our first concern, and we have made counselors available to help them cope with this unfortunate loss.”

The JSU Department of Public Safety says there was no evidence of foul play, but the death is still under investigation.

The school is offering counseling to the students, faculty, and staff through the Latasha Norman Center for Counseling. To contact the center, call 601-979-0374 between 8 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday.

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