EMU Students and friends of Julia Niswender will hold a candle-light vigil in her memory Friday night. The vigil will take place at the Lakehouse, near the Student Center on the EMU campus. It's scheduled to start at eight-thirty Friday night, and participants are asked to bring their own candles. A fund has also been established to help Niswender's family with expenses. Donations to the Julia Niswender Fund will be accepted Friday night.
Preliminary autopsy results for 23 year-old Julia Niswender are back, but they don't shed much light on how the Eastern Michigan University junior died. Ypsilanti police say the cause of death is listed as "pending". Toxicology results will take another two or three weeks. Investigators say there were no outward signs of trauma to Niswender's body, but there were indications of "possible foul play". Niswender's body was discovered Tuesday night in her off-campus apartment in the 1000 block of Huron River Drive. Her death is being treated as a possible homicide.
Eastern Michigan University officials are taking several steps in response to the apparent homocide of student Julia Niswender who was found dead Tuesday at her off-campus apartment. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on an information forum held Wednesday.
Ypsilanti and Eastern Michigan University police are investigating the death of a student in the off-campus Peninsular Place apartments. The victim has been identified as 23 year-old Julia Catherine Niswender. She was found dead in an apartment in the one thousand block of Huron River Drive. Police have yet to determine the cause of her death, but are treating the case as a possible homicide. A campus forum on safety was held this afternoon, where it was announced that there will be additional campus police patrols for at least a few days. Counseling services are also being made availa
Eastern Michigan University and a former graduate student who sued the school after being kicked out of its counseling program have reached an out-of-court settlement. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Eastern Michigan University plays Kent State tomorrow for EMU's homecoming game, and new group of recent grads is joining in to get other recent grads to support their alma mater. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Eastern Michigan University football fans attending Saturday's game against Illinois State seemed pleased that the school has brought back the Hurons logo on its new marching band uniforms. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.