Crime & Safety
University of Arkansas student dies off-campus
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.— A University of Arkansas student has died off-campus, according to a professor who knew him personally.
Sgt. Tony Murphy with the Fayetteville Police Department said at 7 a.m. Thursday, police responded to 661 S. Royal Oak in reference to a death. Upon arrival, police discovered a 20-year-old male unresponsive.
The body will be sent to the state crime lab to determine the cause of death. KNWA/FOX24 isn’t releasing the man’s name at this time, but police confirmed next-of-kin has been identified.
Michelle LeBlanc, an UA professor, said the man was a student.
“He was a good guy, came to my house,” said LeBlanc, whose niece dated the student. “[He was] very sweet, incredibly polite, just an all-American kid. Just precious.”