A dead body was found in University of Akron‘s football stadium hours before kickoff in what officials say was an apparent suicide.
The university’s student-run newspaper reported that officials identified the body as a non-student member of the ROTC squad. According to their report, the body was found in the second row of bleachers near the 50-yard-line.
Read full article after the jumpThe game, which is against local rival Ohio University, was not postponed.
Police told WKYC-TV that the 22-year-old man recently went missing and left a suicide note.
They reportedly began searching for him Friday night before finding his car near the stadium Saturday morning.
According to the TV station, he died from a gunshot wound.