Amari Seldon Death – The University of Maryland Police Department is currently investigating a tragic incident that happened on Campus yesterday, Tuesday, the 25th of October 2023. According to reports, a sophomore psychology student at the University of Maryland died by suicide. The victim has been identified as Amari Seldon.
What happened at UMD Today?
According to reports, a sophomore psychology student at the University of Maryland was found dead Tuesday afternoon on the north side of SECU Stadium. The student has been identified as Amari Seldon. He was enrolled in this university’s behavioral and social sciences college.
“The tragic loss of life of a member of our campus community is deeply painful,” according to a campus-wide email Tuesday evening from Patty Perillo, this university’s student affairs vice president.
Amari Selden Death
Denton Hall residents were notified via email by the department of Resident Life at this university that the student resided in the aforementioned building. The Maryland Chief Medical Examiner’s office will ascertain the official cause of death, according to an email sent to The Diamondback on Tuesday by UMPD spokesperson Lt. Rosanne Hoaas. No threat exists to the university community at large.
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline serves as a helpline for those in despair or those desiring to assist a person in crisis. It is available 24/7 at no cost. Contact a trained crisis counselor at (888) 273-8255 or (988) 273-8255.
The Help Center at UMD is a crisis intervention and peer counseling hotline managed by University of Maryland undergraduates who have received appropriate training. Dial (301-314-4357) to communicate with an impartial listener. Offerings are discreet, anonymous, and free of charge.
Crisis support at the University Counseling Center can be reached at (301) 314-5651. Students in a state of crisis may approach the Counseling Center front desk located on the main level of the Shoemaker Building and make a formal request to be seen immediately.
To make appointments that are not essential, students may do so by dialing 301-314-7651. Additionally, university chaplains are accessible to offer spiritual solace. Students can communicate with a chaplain through email or telephone.
Amari Seldon obituary and funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by the family.
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