Monday, June 5, 2023

MSU student from China found dead in home

June 20, 2014

The Meridian Township police department is launching an investigation after responding to a report of a death on the 2200 block of Burcham Drive at 11:31 a.m. Thursday morning. 

Upon entering the residence, officers found the body of a 22-year-old male MSU student. 

MSU Spokesman Jason Cody confirmed the student was accounting sophomore Xin Yue Zhang, despite erroneous identification of the student as Xin Yue Zhan in a press released posted on the police department's web page. 

The residence showed no signs of forced entry, violence or theft, according to the press release.

The cause of death is unknown at this time.

The student's body is currently being examined by the Ingham County Medical Examiner, who will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Anyone who has information regarding the incident should contact the Meridian Township police department.

Support student media! Please consider donating to The State News and help fund the future of journalism.


Share and discuss “MSU student from China found dead in home” on social media.