Untimely Death of Student Reported at Southern Connecticut State University

A Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) student was found dead in a campus apartment last weekend. 

Ray Lucas, a junior and sports management major from New Jersey, was found unresponsive in his North Campus apartment around 8:45 a.m. last Sunday, the school said in a statement released to students. 

"Ray was a vibrant and well-liked member of the campus community," said SCSU President Joe Bertolino. "Our deepest sympathies are extended to his family and friends on this untimely loss."

Lucas had been working as a summer associate in residence life since May, the school said. 

The cause of his death has not been determined but police said there was no evidence of foul play. 

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