Amherst (WWLP) - A Umass Amherst student was found dead in his dorm room on Saturday.
In a statement, Umass Amherst Executive Director of News and Media Relations Ed Blaguszewski said the student was identified as nineteen year old Evan Jones of Milton. Jones was a sophomore resident of Washington Tower, and was found around 1:00 p.m. in his fourth floor single room.
Umass Amherst Police suspect no foul play, but the State Medical Examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause since the death was unattended. University Staff will be providing students and staff with counseling.