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Tippecanoe County Coroner releases identity of body found on Purdue's campus

According to Tippecanoe County Coroner Donna Avolt, the man found dead yesterday was 18-year-old Tyler James Paul Stephan.

Posted: Oct 2, 2018 12:13 PM
Updated: Oct 2, 2018 2:55 PM

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.

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