Tragedy in West Burlington: Student Found Deceased

A tragedy has struck Southeastern Community college as a student at the West Burlington campus was found deceased on Monday afternoon.

At this time, there is no suspicion of foul play. SCC officials are working with the West Burlington Police Department. An investigation is underway to understand the circumstances surrounding this tragic event.

The student’s name is being withheld pending contact of the student’s family.

“Our deepest condolences go out to the student’s family and friends,” said SCC President Dr. Michael Ash. “Losing a member of our community is a profound loss for us all, and our thoughts are with those who knew and loved the student during this difficult time.”

We understand that this news may be distressing for our current students and staff. Counseling and support services are available for anyone who may need assistance in processing their emotions or seeking guidance during this period of grief.

Counseling services will be available on Tuesday, April 9 in the Student Affairs Office on the West Burlington campus. Students may also utilize free services provided by The Virtual Care Group at at any time.