Text Size Default Text SizeDefault Text Size Large Text SizeLarge Text Size Largest Text SizeLargest Text Size Print Print this Page

2013 News Releases

Longwood University student found at Lancer Park apartment

December 4, 2013

Longwood University

A Longwood University senior was found deceased in his off-campus residence Wednesday morning, Dec. 4.

Fitzhugh Gordon Samuel, 21, a theatre major from Falls Church, Va., died sometime late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. He was found by roommates, who called police at 8:25 a.m., said Longwood University Chief of Police Bob Beach. Samuel lived at Lancer Park, university-managed housing off the main campus.

Longwood Police are investigating, but there is no evidence of foul play. The cause of death is yet to be determined.