MARYVILLE, Mo.- According to a news release the Northwest Missouri State University community is mourning the loss of one of its students.
Nicholas C. Turner, a junior corporate recreation and wellness major from St. Louis, was found dead yesterday in his residence on campus. The Northwest community is invited to a gathering at 7 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2016 in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom to remember Turner.
Turner finished the 2015 season with 22 tackles, and recorded a sack in the Dec. 19 national title win over Shepherd. The death is under investigation by the Nodaway County coroner’s office, Maryville Public Safety and University Police. No foul play is suspected.
This marks the second death for the school in two weeks, after freshman Haily Hayes was found dead in her residence on campus on Jan. 17.