On Sunday, November 18, 2012, the Lewis University Police Department was notified that a non-student was found deceased in Fitzpatrick Hall.
The Romeoville Police Department and Will County Coroner continue to investigate and maintain there is no threat to campus. Lewis University continues to cooperate with the Romeoville Police Department in this investigation.
According to the Romeoville Police Department, the deceased was identified as Anna Marinier (20 years old) of Frankfort, IL. A subsequent investigation revealed that Anna had died from an apparent overdose of drugs, possibly heroin. Anna was not a student at Lewis University, but was visiting a friend who is. Anna’s friend, Jamie Olson, a Lewis University student, is alleged to have taken steps to conceal her involvement in this incident. Jamie Olson was taken into custody and charged with Obstructing Justice and transported to the Will County Adult Detention facility. Jamie Olson is restricted from campus pending a University Judicial Hearing.
Counseling is available on campus through University Health and Counseling Services (815) 836-5455. The Lewis University Community expresses its prayerful sympathy to all who are touched by this tragedy, especially family and friends.
Previous 11/18/2012 announcement
On Sunday, November 18, 2012, the Lewis University Police Department was notified that a non student was found deceased in Fitzpatrick Hall.
The Romeoville Police Department and Will County Coroner are investigating the incident. The authorities report there was not and is no current threat to campus. The Lewis University campus remains open and all classes and activities will be held as scheduled, Monday, November 19th.
The Lewis University Community expresses its prayerful sympathy to all who are touched by this tragedy especially family and friends.
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