Friends mourn death of Ball State freshman

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Friends of a Ball State freshman are talking on social media today to remember a student who died over the weekend.

According to the Ball State Daily, Elija Swager died off-campus Saturday morning. It's not known yet how he died.

Swager is from northeastern Indiana.

A memorial page on Facebook has been created where people are leaving comments.

Ball State issued the following statement:

"Ball State student Elija Swager, of Angola, Ind., was found dead at an off campus apartment on Saturday morning. The loss of someone so young from our community is deeply saddening. The sympathies of the Ball State community are with Elija's family and friends.

In a situation such as this, the university works with the student's family to ease the situation in the manner that is of most help to them. Students who may be affected by Elija's death are reminded that counseling services are available at the counseling center.