student at The University of Southern Mississippi was found dead in
her residence hall room Sunday evening.
an 18-year-old freshman from Mound Bayou, was discovered by a suitemate.
University Police were notified immediately.
The body showed
no signs of trauma and there did not appear to be any foul play.
An autopsy is being performed in Jackson.
counselors were brought in to assist with students housed in the
Hillcrest Residence Hall. Any student seeking counseling assistance
is encouraged to call the University Counseling Center at (601)