UPDATE: FAU Police block access to Indian River Towers due to death on campus

Only residents were allowed to enter the building.

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UPDATE: FAU Police block access to Indian River Towers due to death on campus

Boca Raton Police were called to Indian River Towers Wednesday after a student died in the residence hall. Jonathan Scott | Contributing Photographer

Boca Raton Police were called to Indian River Towers Wednesday after a student died in the residence hall. Jonathan Scott | Contributing Photographer

Boca Raton Police were called to Indian River Towers Wednesday after a student died in the residence hall. Jonathan Scott | Contributing Photographer

Boca Raton Police were called to Indian River Towers Wednesday after a student died in the residence hall. Jonathan Scott | Contributing Photographer

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Update: At 6:13 p.m., FAU Police announced via Twitter that a person was found unresponsive inside Indian River Towers. Police said they do not suspect foul play.

On Thursday, Indian River Towers was blocked off from late afternoon to early evening by the Florida Atlantic Police Department due to a death on campus.

At 3:30 p.m. there were several campus police cars, two crime scene investigation vans and FAU Community Service Officers outside the building’s main entrance near the front parking lot. Members of Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services were also called to the scene, but left around 3:45 p.m.

Students walk into Indian River Towers near 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. Jonathan Scott | Contributing Photographer

Students walk into Indian River Towers near 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. Jonathan Scott | Contributing Photographer

The parking lot immediately in front of IRT was blocked off by cones. Only residents were allowed to enter and exit the building.

FAU Police officers and other personnel escort a stretcher to a waiting van. Jonathan Scott | Contributing Photographer

FAU Police officers and other personnel escort a stretcher to a waiting van. Jonathan Scott | Contributing Photographer

The University Press has reached out to Media Relations and the Housing and Residential Life Department, but has yet to receive a response as of publication time.

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Ryan Lynch is the editor in chief of the University Press. For information regarding this or other stories, email [email protected] or tweet him @RyanLynchwriter.