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KU student from Leavenworth found dead in residential hall

  • Published Friday, March 1, 2013, at 7:28 a.m.
  • Updated Friday, March 1, 2013, at 10:03 a.m.

University of Kansas police are investigating the unattended death of a female student at Ellsworth Hall.

The deceased student was identified as Courtney Newman, a senior from Leavenworth. She was majoring in psychology and sociology and was a resident assistant at the dorm.

There was no evidence of foul play. No other details were released.

The university said, in a release, that counselors would be available at Ellsworth Hall.

| Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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