SCSU student found dead inside car in campus parking garagePosted: Updated:
A student was found dead inside a car on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University, officials say.
Sean Gallo, 22, of Brookfield was found unresponsive in his vehicle parked in the West Campus Parking Garage around 11 a.m. Saturday morning.
He was later pronounced dead.
Officials are calling the death untimely but believe no foul play occurred.
Students tell News 12 the university was celebrating its homecoming weekend and that it's a tragedy this happened.
School officials say Gallo was a junior and history major in his first semester at Southern and transferred from Naugatuck Valley Community College.
University President Joe Bertolino released a statement about the death stating, "Our deepest sympathies are extended to Sean's family and friends on this untimely loss."
The university says counseling services are available Monday in Engleman Hall, Room B219, or students may call 203 392-5475 to set up an appointment.
Any student needing support may also seek out residence life staff or the Dean of Students' office.
Officials say a medical examiner will determine Gallo's exact cause of death.
Connecticut Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>
- A Bethel man charged with killing his brother pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday.A Bethel man charged with killing his brother pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday.
- A rescued puppy is attracting a lot of attention because of his cute resemblance to a unicorn.A rescued puppy is attracting a lot of attention because of his cute resemblance to a unicorn.
- New York Jets chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson says Adam Gase's job is safe and he will remain the coach next season despite the team's struggles this year.
- The Regional Conference on Sustainable Development held an event Wednesday on the importance of using electric cars.
- Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday that Metro-North New Haven line trains will have 4G wireless service within the next year.
- The tree will be decked out in more than 50,000 multicolored lights and crowned with its iconic star.
- Shoppers can start their holiday shopping on Black Friday at these retailers.Shoppers can start their holiday shopping on Black Friday at these retailers.
- If you are looking to start your holiday shopping before the turkey is out of the oven, here are stores that will be opened for Thanksgiving.
- Stars hit the red carpet for the world premiere of "Frozen 2" at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.Stars hit the red carpet for the world premiere of "Frozen 2" at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
- Styx at NYCB at WestburyStyx at NYCB at Westbury