FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — The death of a student from Fayetteville State University from last weekend is no longer being investigated as a suspicious death, according to police.

On Saturday, the incident was reported to Fayetteville police just before 4:10 p.m. in the 1300 block of Coley Drive, which is just across Murchison Road from Fayetteville State University, according to a news release from the Fayetteville Police Department.

Later in the night, Fayetteville State Police said the victim was a student.

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“We extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends,” the university wrote on Facebook. “The news of a sudden death in a close-knit community is difficult for all of us and it is important to acknowledge grief and express feelings of sadness during this time.”

Fayetteville officers were called to assist Fayetteville State Police with a death investigation, the news release said.

FSU Police initially responded to a well-being check by family members at a residence along the 1300 block of Coley Drive, the news release said.



During the check, a woman was found dead inside the home, Fayetteville police said.

On Thursday, detectives revealed the case was no longer being investigated as a suspicious death, police said.

Fayetteville State University officials said counseling services are open and available for students, faculty and staff who may need additional support. Counseling Services can be reached at (910)-672-1203 for on-call services.