Deceased male discovered on Amherst College campus


A deceased male was discovered on the Amherst College campus early this morning, Thursday, March 29.

Amherst College Police, Amherst Police, and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office are jointly investigating.

The identity of the deceased male is still under investigation, and the official cause of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  

****Update: The deceased has been identified as Christopher Collins, 20; no foul play is suspected.****