The Union University student found dead has been identified as 25 year old Huyen Thi Thanh Hunyh.
Huyen Thi Thanh Hunyh of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, according to Tim Ellsworth, Associate VP for University Communications, was a senior nursing major.
She was found dead in her on-campus apartment on Wednesday May 15th, 2019. Police do not suspect any foul play.
Union University student found dead:
Union President Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver reacted to Huyen’s death in a statement that said:
“Losing a student is one of the saddest events that a close-knit campus community like Union can experience.
It hurts deeply because we care about each other, and Huyen was a part of us with hopes and dreams for the future like we all have.”
Oliver asked members of the Union University community to pray for Hunyh’s loved ones and encouraged students to reach out to faculty members, counselors and ministers for support and assistance in the coming days.
Faculty is providing support to family members, students and staff.
May her soul rest in perfect peace.