A California student, who had been studying engineering on Stanford University’s campus, was found dead on Monday, February 11.
His death prompted a police response at the school research facilities. The name and identification of the student have not been disclosed yet.
The circumstances of death has also not been found. However, authorities have suspected his death as an apparent suicide. The school said in a statement that there is no threat to the public.
UPDATE: A graduate engineering student was found dead Monday on the #Stanford University campus, where there are no safety concerns for the school and campus community. https://t.co/p4qrSsBR9Z pic.twitter.com/505hBcE9Tu
— Palo Alto Weekly (@paloaltoweekly) February 12, 2019
The dean of the campus' engineering department, Jennifer Widom, offered condolences to the engineer graduate student's family. They urged students to "please take care of yourselves and those around you."
According to the Stanford Daily report, the student, who was a male, was found in the Stanford Nanofabrication Facility.
The family was not notified of his death on Monday evening.
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