Classes Canceled at University of Georgia Following Discovery of Woman’s Body on Campus

Classes Canceled at University of Georgia Following Discovery of Woman’s Body on Campus

Athens, BollywoodFever, February 22: A woman was discovered deceased on Thursday at the University of Georgia campus after a friend reported her absence following a morning run, according to authorities. 

The individual, confirmed not to be a university student, was found in the school’s vicinity, as disclosed by Police Chief Jeff Clark.

Chief Clark refrained from divulging specifics regarding the cause of death, citing the ongoing inquiry. 

Classes Canceled at University of Georgia Following Discovery of Woman's Body on Campus

He clarified that while the deceased was not enrolled at the university, she attended another institution, which he opted not to identify, as reported by various news outlets during a late Thursday news briefing.

Collaborating in the investigation are the University of Georgia Police Department, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, Chief Clark confirmed. 

He emphasized the absence of a homicide occurrence on campus for the past two decades and assured an exhaustive investigation, stating, “We’re not going to leave any rock unturned in this investigation.”

Following the discovery, the university took precautionary measures by canceling classes for the day and advising students to travel in groups. 

Chief Clark also urged the university community to steer clear of the Intramural Fields area, where the woman was initially found incapacitated with visible injuries.

Subsequent searches led officers to locate the woman’s body within a wooded section behind Lake Herrick, situated across a bustling road from a significant dormitory and dining facility complex known as “East Campus,” primarily housing freshmen.

In an announcement on X, previously Twitter, the university conveyed suspicion of foul play in connection with the incident.

Concern arose when a friend notified University of Georgia police about the woman’s absence following her morning run at the fields, according to the university’s statement.

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