College hoops player, 23, found dead in his dorm
The body of 23-year-old Griffin, a senior from Chicago, was discovered Tuesday morning in his room at
A university news release indicated Griffin, a reserve forward, died in his sleep after playing in a pickup game and lifting weights Monday night.
The Jefferson County coroner’s office said results of an autopsy, conducted Wednesday, would be released in about two weeks.
Westmoreland told students of Griffin’s death at a regularly scheduled convocation service and then in a campus-wide e-mail to students and employees. He said the university’s counseling center and ministries staffs would be available to grieving students.
A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday evening in
“This is a tremendous loss for our university and our team,”