student death

Developing
2:51 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Niswender Death Ruled a Homicide, No Suspects Identified

The death of Eastern Michigan University student Julia Niswender has been ruled a homicide.  That's according to final autopsy results from the Washtenaw County Medical Examiner's office, which says toxicology results did not yield any conclusive information.  Niswender was found dead in her off-campus apartment December 11th.  A suspect has not been identified, but a press release indicates that Ypsilanti Police, State Police and Federal agencies "continue to utilize all available tools and investigate all possible sources of information" regarding the case.  Anyone with information that c

Developing
5:16 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Ypsilanti Police Update Julia Niswender Death Investigation

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.

Eastern Michigan University
9:30 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Vigils Tonight for EMU Student

Two vigils will be held tonight for Eastern Michigan University junior Julia Niswender, who was found dead in her off-campus apartment Tuesday night.

One vigil will be held at 8:30 tonight at the Lakehouse near the Student Center on the Eastern Michigan University campus.  The other will be held at Munson Park in Niswender's hometown of Monroe.

Ypsilanti police are investigating Niswender's death as a "possible homocide".  Preliminary autopsy results were inconclusive and more tests will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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Eastern Michigan University
9:23 am
Fri December 14, 2012

EMU Expands Security Following Student Death

After the off-campus death this week of Eastern Michigan University student Julia Niswender, the  university has stepped up campus security.  Hear how in this report from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Eastern Michigan University
9:32 am
Thu December 13, 2012

EMU Holds Information Forum Following Student's Death

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.

Here's a link to EMU's web page on the crime:  http://www.emich.edu/investigation/

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