DELAND, Fla. (WFLA) – Police are investigating after a college student was found dead on Saturday night.
According to the DeLand Police Department, officers were called to Stetson University campus housing for reports of an unresponsive person around 7:50 p.m.
When police arrived on the scene, 21-year-old student Kaleb Walker was found unresponsive and was later pronounced dead by officials.
Based on the preliminary investigation, police do not suspect foul play was a factor in Walker’s death.
“Stetson University respectfully asks for privacy to allow our students, faculty and staff to gather today to remember Kaleb and pay their respects,” the university said in a statement. “We have been communicating with and supporting Kaleb’s family. Our condolences and heartfelt sympathy go out to them and to all members of our community who knew and loved him.”
DeLand Police’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the death along with Stetson University’s Campus Public Safety team and will release more information as it becomes available.