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Julia Niswender, Eastern Michigan Univ. student, found dead in her off-campus apartment, homicide suspected

Julia Niswender is seen in this undated photo Personal photo

Julia Niswender, undated photo
Personal photo via Facebook

(CBS/AP) YPSILANTI, Mich. - Police are investigating the death of a college student found in her apartment near Eastern Michigan University as an apparent homicide, CBS Detroit reports.

PICTURES: Mich. college student found dead in apartment

Police say 23-year-old Julia Catherine Niswender was found dead around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday at Peninsular Place Apartments on Huron River Drive, just north of the school's campus in Ypsilanti.

The station reports that police were called to the apartment after a suite-mate reported not having seen her for several days.

According to her Facebook page, Niswender was in her final year at EMU studying electronic media and film.

Investigators have no information about a possible suspect.

Ypsilanti police are asking anyone with information about this case to contact Det/Sgt T.C. Eberts at 734-482-9878 or Crime Stopper at 1-800- SPEAKUP.

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