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NCCU student found dead in dorm room

Posted December 10, 2008

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— North Carolina Central University was investigating the death of a student whose body was found in a Richmond Hall dormitory room  late Tuesday.

Officials haven't determined a cause of death for Anthony Pettaway, a sophomore from Charlotte, but they said there was no indication of foul play.

The university's counseling staff was prepared to provide grief counseling to any student, faculty or staff member who desires assistance, officials said.

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  • Eduardo1 Dec 10, 2008

    7 OF THE 8 POSTERS WROTE COMMENTS ABOUT THE DORM NAME ONLY. NO INTEREST IN THE DEATH THAT OCCURRED AT THE DORM. WHAT A SHAME! MAY HE REST IN PEACE AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY

  • CraftyMo Dec 10, 2008

    My condolences to the family. May he rest in peace.

  • What_I_Think Dec 10, 2008

    Nice to know they finally named those dorms - even if it was almost eight years later. Couldn't be called New Res forever...

  • issymayake Dec 10, 2008

    It was previously called New Res #1.

  • Reader Dec 10, 2008

    New dorm built between Chidley and the track.

  • cbsconsult Dec 10, 2008

    Richmond Hall is on "East Campus" ~ reasonably new name.

  • ljcs357 Dec 10, 2008

    Wasn't there in '03 when I graduated either

  • What_I_Think Dec 10, 2008

    Richmond Hall? Is that one of the newer dorms? Wasn't there when I graduated in 2000.

  • xxxxxxxxxxxxx Dec 10, 2008

    Well that was informative.