Student death update: investigation of apparent homicide

Originally sent to campus at 8:26 a.m.

by Walter Kraft, Published December 12, 2012

The Ypsilanti Police Department has just informed us that the off-campus death of the female student reported overnight is being investigated as an apparent homicide. The student has been identified as 23-year old Julia Catherine Niswender. The death occurred in an apartment in the 1000 block of Huron River Drive. The cause of death has not been determined. No information on a possible suspect has been determined.

Ypsilanti Police asks that anyone who might have information concerning this to contact Det/Sgt T.C. Eberts @ 734-482-9878 or Crimestopper's @ 1-800- SPEAKUP (773-2587). 

We will continue to provide updates as additional information is obtained.


Walter Kraft


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