Virginia Tech Student Found Dead in Campus Residence Hall

Blacksburg, VA- Virginia Tech Police are investigating the death of a male student found in a Newman Hall dormitory room Thursday evening. Based on what was discovered at the scene, police do not suspect foul play and do not judge a threat to the Virginia Tech community.

Virginia State Police are assisting in the investigation. After not being seen for approximately one day, the male student was discovered by a resident advisor while performing a welfare check.

Virginia Tech Police was notified at 5:25 p.m. for medical assistance and responded with the Virginia Tech Rescue Squad immediately. Next of kin notification is in progress.