Student found dead in Kent State dorm room identified

KENT, Ohio - The body was a 19-year-old Kent State student was found in a residence hall late Friday morning.

Residence hall staff discovered the body of Natalie J. Weber, of Cambridge, in her room in Centennial Court C and called Kent State police at about 11:42 a.m., university spokeswoman Emily Vincent said.

The Portage County Coroner's Office ruled her death a suicide, Vincent said.

A family member had not heard from Weber and requested that university staff perform a wellness check.

Weber was a sophomore pre-fashion design and merchandising major.

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