EKU student found dead in his dorm room

September 24, 2013 

An Eastern Kentucky University student was found dead in his dorm room late Monday night, EKU spokesman Marc Whitt said.

Benji Fish, 24, a senior environmental health science major from Prestonsburg, was found in his Telford Hall room, Whitt said in a news release.

No foul play is suspected. EKU police and the Madison County coroner's office are handling the investigation. A final toxicology report is anticipated in two weeks.

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