Death of Radford University student being investigated

Authorities have confirmed a Radford University student was found unresponsive in Peery Hall around 3:45 this afternoon.

Resident Advisors called university police, and the student was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was identified as Jacob Terry from Hampton.

Here is the full statement from Radford University:

Dear Radford University Family,

It is with much sadness that I write to let you know of the death of Jacob B. Terry. Jacob was 19 years old and a freshman pre-major. He was from Hampton, Va.

It is during trying times such as this that our Radford Family comes together and helps each other. Grief counselors will be available from 6-8 p.m. today in Heth 220 and Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. p.m. in Heth 45. Additionally, Student Counselling Services (540-831-5226) is available to assist our students needing support at other times.

Please do not hesitate to ask for their assistance.
I know you join me in extending our deepest sympathy to Jacob’s family and friends at this very difficult time.

With sadness,

Susan P. Trageser
Interim Vice President of Student Affairs