Investigators say they're still waiting for toxicology results, forensic laboratory analysis and a final autopsy report as they continue their investigation into the death of Eastern Michigan University junior Julia Niswender. Niswender was found dead in her off-campus apartment about a month ago. Her death is being investigated as a homicide. Police say they continue to "investigate and interview a number of subjects", and are working closely with Niswender's family. Anyone with information that could be useful to investigators is urged to call Detective Sgt.
The Washtenaw County Medical Examiner's office is bringing in some additional experts to help them with the process of determining Julia Niswender's cause of death. That's the word from Ypsilanti police, who also say they're following up on leads they've received, but can't offer any additional details. Niswender's death is being investigated as a possible homicide.
The investigation into how 23 yerar-old Julia Niswender died continues, as the Eastern Michigan University student is laid to rest. A funeral service was held today for Niswender, who was found dead in her off-campus apartment last Tuesday night. Ypsilanti police spent the weekend talking to people in the area surrounding the Peninsular Place apartments, trying to find out if anyone saw or heard anything that might be helpful to the investigation. Niswender's death is being investigated as a possible homicide, although the cause of her death has not yet been determined.
About 200 people attended a candlelight vigil Friday night at the Lakehouse at Eastern Michigan University for Julia Niswender, the EMU junior found dead in her off-campus apartment Tuesday night. Friends and family took turns speaking about the 23 year-old and what they'll miss most about her.
Ypsilanti police are investigating Niswender's death as a "possible homicide". Preliminary autopsy results were inconclusive and more tests will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
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.
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