ALLENDALE, MI — A runner discovered a physique on the Grand Valley State College campus and police are investigating the demise as suspicious.
The physique was found close to the intermural athletic fields, south of West Campus Drive, on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 12.
GVSU President Philomena Mantella later Saturday, in a written assertion to the campus group, stated the particular person was a scholar.
“That is heartbreaking information for our whole group. I provide my deepest condolences to the scholar’s household and pals,” she wrote.
She stated police had been “aggressively investigating this incident.”
“I wish to guarantee you that we have now each useful resource dedicated to the investigation and in assist of our campus group,” Mantella wrote.
GVSU earlier Saturday issued an alert in regards to the demise to college students and school.
An investigation is underway by the GVSU Police Division, Ottawa County Sheriff’s Division and the Michigan State Police.
Mantella stated that GVSU police could have further workers engaged on campus for the rest of the weekend and that GVSU Counseling Heart workers had been prepared to supply help to anybody in want.
“It is a jarring and surprising occasion for all of us,” she wrote. “This tragedy reminds us of the significance of every member of our college group. Please maintain the scholar’s household in your ideas and provide your assist to those that have misplaced a buddy and fellow scholar.”
Anybody with details about the demise is requested to name GVSU police at 616-331-3255 or Silent Observer at 877-887-4536.
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