According to a press release from Northwest, Lonnae Young, a junior psychology major from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, died unexpectedly Saturday morning at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital in Maryville. An autopsy is planned.
Young was a resident assistant on the second floor of Dieterich Hall and was involved with Sigma Society. She was well-connected at Northwest.
Students needing counseling assistance are encouraged to contact Wellness Services at (660) 562-1348, or contact University Police at (660) 562-1254 outside of regular business hours. Faculty and staff should call the University employee assistance program at (800) 964-3577. A county counseling support line also is available to all members of the Northwest community at (888) 279-8188.