Female Found Dead at UTPA Campus
POSTED: Monday, February 6, 2012 - 10:21am
UPDATED: Monday, February 6, 2012 - 2:31pm
A female is found dead on the UTPA campus. KVEO News Center 23 is on scene and will bring you the latest details as soon as they are released.
UTPA has released the following information:
UTPA Police investigating suspicious death
The University of Texas-Pan American Police Department and other law enforcement officials are investigating a suspicious death of an adult female whose body was found near an external staircase of the Science Building on campus.
Identification of the woman, whose body was discovered by construction workers shortly before 8 a.m. today, is pending. The woman was believed to be in her early 20s. There is no imminent danger to the University community and the investigation has been contained to the Science Building.
The University issued campus alerts to students, faculty, and staff. The Science Building has been evacuated until further notice. All classes scheduled today in the Science Building have been cancelled.
Operations at other campus facilities remain normal. Additional information will be made available as the investigation continues.