STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS) – An investigation is underway after a Penn State student was found dead on Monday night.
A spokesperson for Penn State tells CBS Philly that William Denton, 19, a sophomore studying health policy/administration, was found dead inside his dorm after university police conducted a “wellness check” at the request of William’s family.READ MORE: Several People Injured After Tree Falls During West Philadelphia High School Reunion Party At Fairmount Park
It’s unclear at this time how William died.READ MORE: 3 Women Shot In Brewerytown Were Targeted Due To Instagram Post: Philadelphia Police
The Centre County coroner is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.MORE NEWS: Phillies Hit 4 Homers In 13-1 Win, Finish Sweep Of Nationals
“Our deepest sympathy is offered to William’s family and friends during this time of great sadness and loss,” said the university in a statement.