IU freshman found dead in dorm room


BLOOMINGTON - Police in Bloomington are investigating the death of an Indiana University student.

IU police chief Keith Cash says an 18-year-old male was discovered dead in Read Residence Center Wednesday evening.

The student, a freshman, was found by his roommate, according to Cash.

Chief Cash says their investigation hasn't discovered any indication of foul play. Several reports indicate that police suspect it was a suicide.

The identity of the student is being withheld.  Cash says officers are attempting to contact the student's family.

A determination of cause of death is pending a coroner's investigation, according to police.