UMBC student found dead on campus
A student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County was found dead on the Catonsville campus early Sunday morning, police said. Eric Thomas Askins, 17, of Hollywood in St. Mary’s County, was found unresponsive in a residence hall around 12:30 a.m., according to police and UMBC officials. Police said there were no signs of foul play and said the cause of death would be determined by the medical examiner. Askins’ family declined to comment. UMBC officials said grief services were being offered to students.