Body found in woods near WWU residence hall

Body found in woods near WWU residence hall
File photo of the Western Washington University campus.

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Western Washington University police are investigating after a body was found Thursday near a residence hall.

University police said they got a call about 1:58 p.m. from someone who found a man’s body in a wooded area northeast of Buchanan Towers residence hall. He was reportedly in his 20s.

The man was found between a residence hall parking lot and a farm, police said.

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Police said it is not known yet if the man is a student but there were no signs of foul play.

The Whatcom County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of death.

Anyone who might have information surrounding the man’s death is asked to call 360-650-3555.