WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — According to Tippecanoe County Coroner Donna Avolt, the man found dead yesterday was 18-year-old Tyler James Paul Stephan. He was found next to the car wash by the school's Physical Facilities Transportation Services around 12:30 p.m. Monday.
Stephan, a freshman at Purdue, was from Huntington, Indiana.
An autopsy performed Tuesday morning found the death appeared to be natural causes but final results won't come until 4-6 weeks when toxicology comes back.