Body found on university campus

December 9, 2008 9:00:00 PM PST
Investigators say the body of a student has been found on the campus of North Carolina Central University.Anthony Pettaway, a sophomore from Charlotte, N.C., was found in a room at the Richmond Hall dormitory.

"The entire university community is saddened by the passing of Mr. Pettaway and our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time," said Chancellor Charlie Nelms in a statement sent out to the media.

There's no indication of foul play, but police have not given a cause of death. The body is now at the medical examiner's office in Chapel Hill for an autopsy.

NCCU says counseling staff is providing grief counseling to any student, faculty or staff member who desires assistance.


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