Facebook Twitter RSS Syndication Crazy Sports Moments Girl Selfie Fail Bad Kiss Things Jerks Do Perfectly Timed Photos
 
Home | News | Valdosta State student Jasmine Benjamin's death treated as homicide

Valdosta State student Jasmine Benjamin's death treated as homicide

By
Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
Jasmine Benjamin
Jasmine Benjamin

VALDOSTA, Ga. — Police in Valdosta say they're now treating the death of a Valdosta State University student as a homicide.

University officials said campus police responding to a call at the Georgia Hall dormitory on Sunday found 17-year-old Jasmine Benjamin unresponsive. The freshman student was later pronounced dead by the Lowndes County coroner.

Valdosta State officials said in a statement that based on new information from the medical examiner, the case is now "an active criminal investigation."

Valdosta police Cmdr. Brian Childress tells The Valdosta Daily Times that police are treating the case as a homicide.

He said the autopsy raised more questions about the death, but declined to provide details. He said toxicology testing, which involves testing for possible substances in a person's body, has not yet been completed.

 

 

 

 

Subscribe to comments feed Comments (0 posted)

total: | displaying:

Post your comment

If you would like to post a comment please Sign in or Register

  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Underline
  • Quote
 
 

Georgia News

Get the latest Georgia news, sports, weather, entertainment, business & political news and more from Georgia Newsday.
 
  • Email to a friend Email to a friend
  • Print version Print version
  • Plain text Plain text

Rate this article

0
 
 

Photo Galleries

PHOTOS: Plastic Surgery Celebrity Awkward family photos 
 
UPDATED: Faces of Meth PHOTOS: Celebrities all a-Twitter

More galleries ››