Miami-Dade police on Friday identified the Florida International University student who was found dead in his dorm room on Thursday at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus in southwest Miami-Dade.
His name is Alexander H. Ghiz. He was 20 years old.
Police are investigating his death; no foul play is suspected, police said.
Just after 11 a.m. Thursday, officers from FIU’s police department and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue found Ghiz inside his room. Fire Rescue pronounced him dead at the scene.
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Larry Lunsford, FIU’s vice president of student affairs, said the school will provide counselors to students or anyone else needing assistance.