By Brandon Longo

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.

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It’s unclear at this time how William died.

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The Centre County coroner is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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“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.