(Yi-Ke Peng/WOUB)

Student Found Dead in Athens

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Athens police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old found in an Athens residence on Wednesday.

Police responded to a residence on East State Street at 9:12 a.m. after a roommate reported finding the male student, according to a press release by the Athens Police Department.

“Upon arrival, officers discovered the body of a 21-year-old Ohio University student deceased in his bedroom,” police said in the release.

Investigators are not releasing the name of the student until they notify the family.

There is no evidence of foul play at this time and no immediate threat to the Athens community or the Ohio University campus,” the release stated. 

No other details were released.