Death Investigation

(Maryville) -- NWMSU President John Jasinski has reported that a Northwest Missouri State student has died.

President Jasinski said: "It's with deep sadness that I'm notifying you of the passing of Haily Hayes, a freshman business management major from Oak Grove, Missouri died this morning at her residence on campus." The death is under investigation by the Nodaway County coroner's office, Maryville Public Safety and University Police. No foul play is suspected at this time.

Jasinski has been in contact with Haily's family and ask that you keep her family and friends in your thoughts. Students needing counseling assistance outside of regular business hours at Wellness Services are encouraged to contact the University Police at 660-562-1254. A county counseling support line is also available to all members of the Northwest community at 888-279-8188.

Please know that your well-being is of great importance to Northwest. Please seek assistance as needed from your friends, advisors and others at Northwest or beyond.

Haily Hayes was a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority.

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