Lyon College student dead

Lyon College

A Lyon College student has died.

Chief Alan Cockrilll of the Batesville Police Department issued the following statement Saturday evening via text:

At approximately 12:38 p.m., the Batesville Police Department was notified of an unresponsive student at Lyon College. The investigators are currently working the case and Lyon College is cooperating with the investigation. No names will be given until family can all be notified. The deceased will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime lab for an autopsy.

Madeline Pyle, Director of Communications issued the following statement Saturday evening:

"The Lyon College community is deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of our students. The College is fully cooperating with the Batesville Police Department, and for privacy reasons, we cannot share further information at this time."

As The Batesville Daily Guard receives more information, we will update this on our website and on Facebook.

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Is there any information for this case yet?

Julie Reves

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