EVANSTON, Ill. — An engineering student at Northwestern University has been found dead in his dormitory on the Evanston campus, authorities said.
Jason Arkin, 20, was discovered Tuesday afternoon in his dorm at 1835 Hinman Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy is scheduled for later Wednesday afternoon.
Arkin was from Overland Park, Kan., and was a third-year student at the university’s School of Engineering, the school said in a statement.
“The cause of his death is unknown,” the statement said. “The university extends our condolences to Jason’s family and friends.”
Northwestern spokesman Bob Rowley said there was no indication of foul play, but declined to release any other details.
The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report.