UNC nursing student found dead in car in Chapel Hill

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The UNC Department of Public Safety is investigating the death of a UNC nursing student who was found dead in her car Thursday evening, according to WTVD-TV.

Officials said the body of Olutoyosi Layeni Fatolu, age 41, was discovered in her vehicle which was parked at the Friday Center park & ride lot off N.C. Highway 54, two miles east of the main campus.

A person speaking on the condition of anonymity, said Fatolu was found after her husband alerted authorities because he was concerned about her whereabouts.

The School of Nursing declined to comment.

A staffer said they’re reeling from the news of the student’s death.

At this point, officials do not believe there is any threat to the campus or surrounding community.

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