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UNC nursing student found dead in car

Posted October 31, 2014

 Olutoyosi Layeni Fatolu, 41, was found at the Friday Center Park & Ride Lot off N.C. Highway 54.
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— Campus police at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill are investigating the death of a nursing student found in her car Thursday evening.

Police said Olutoyosi Layeni Fatolu, 41, was found at the Friday Center Park & Ride Lot off N.C. Highway 54, two miles east of the main campus. They did not offer a cause of death.

They did say that there was no reason to believe there is a threat to others on campus or in the community.

If anyone has information about the student's death, they are asked to call UNC Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division at 919-966-2120 or Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515.

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  • SharpEyes Oct 31, 2014

    Maybe another sleeper in a car. Could have went to sleep with heat on during the cold and carbon monoxide. May sound crazy but I sleep in my car Monday-Friday. Park and ride lots are a great safer place to sleep. I cant afford rent where I work in Philly.

  • USMC Vet Oct 31, 2014

    Awww, so sorry.
    Prayers for her loved ones and friends.

  • katelynnwalk Oct 31, 2014

    So strange! I hope they figure out something!