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UPDATED: IU confirms identity of student found dead Monday in Read Center


Updated at 11:50 p.m. Oct. 28

IU spokesperson Chuck Carney has confirmed the identity of the student found dead Monday morning in Read Center to be freshman Jessica Tran. 

Tran was found unresponsive and unable to be revived, Carney said. 

Carney said there is no indication of suicide at this time, and IUPD does not suspect foul play. 

Her parents were notified soon after and have met with the Dean of Students.

The cause of death is still being investigated.

Original article

IU Police Department was called at 8:28 a.m. Monday to Clark Wing of Read Center in response to a 19-year-old person’s death, Capt. Craig Munroe said.

Munroe said the cause of death is unknown, but there is no reason to suspect foul play.

Police are still investigating the death.

Additional reporting for this story was done by Alex Hardgrave.

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