WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind (WLFI) - The West Lafayette Police Department (WLPD) is investigating the death of Purdue University student Katie Cruz, who passed away earlier this week.
According to Tim Doty of Purdue University, Cruz was a junior student studying Biochemistry.
WLPD Investigations Commander Lt. Jon Eager says he does not expect foul play in her death.
Dr. Katie Sermersheim, Associate Vice Provost & Dean of Students released this statement regarding Cruz's death:
"We are saddened any time we experience a student’s death and offer our condolences and support to Katie’s family and friends."
We will update the story as we learn more.