COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — University of Maryland Police said they are investigating a death at the school’s College Park campus Tuesday morning.
There is no known threat on campus, police said.READ MORE: Hogan Extends Open Enrollment On Maryland Health Connection, Pledges Boosts In Health And Human Services Spending
Officers responded around 6 a.m to a report of a man lying in the grass near the Mowatt Lane Parking Garage. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.READ MORE: 1 Charged With Arson In Reisterstown Apartment Fire, Authorities Say
Next of kin has been notified, but police said they are not releasing the name of the person at this time. It is unknown if the person was a student.MORE NEWS: Councilman Mark Conway Announces Hearing On GTTF Report
The cause of death is unknown, and the Office of the Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.