Officers say the death is suspicious, but there were no signs of foul play or trauma. The student has not been identified. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday. The university issued a statement offering their thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of the deceased.
The national office for the fraternity issued a statement Wednesday afternoon saying the USC chapter is on administrative suspension, and has ceased all operations for now. They add that the fraternity is cooperating with investigators. "The fraternity's thoughts and prayers are with the family of this young man and the brothers of Xi Chapter," the group said in a statement. (Excerpted from WLTX- TV website for educational purposes.)