GBI investigating death of a Georgia Southern student found in his apartment

(MGN Graphics)

A Georgia Southern University student was found dead on Tuesday in his apartment in Freedom's Landing Apartment Complex around 8 p.m.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) said they received a request for assistance from the Georgia Southern Police Department regarding the death of Malik Jones, 20, that occurred on Georgia Southern Property in Statesboro.

A GBI medical examiner performed an autopsy on Wednesday to determine the cause and manner of death. The results of the autopsy are pending.

The GBI is conducting the investigation in collaboration with the Georgia Southern Police Department. Anyone with information is urged to contact the GBI Statesboro office at 912-871-1121.

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