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SLED investigating death of Furman University student, university says

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of a Furman University...
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of a Furman University student, according to the college’s president.(Live 5/File)
Published: Mar. 11, 2021 at 4:27 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of a Furman University student, according to the college’s president.

Michael “Ryan” Wood died on campus Wednesday. SLED and Furman University police are working to determine the cause of death, Furman University President Elizabeth Davis confirmed.

Davis said Wood was a first-year student from Edgefield, South Carolina. He was a member of the Mock Trial team and Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.

Davis issued a statement on Furman University’s Facebook page.

“Please take a moment to remember Ryan and all he brought to our community during his time at Furman. May all who knew him find peace and comfort during this difficult time,” Davis said.

Dear Furman Community, It is with great sorrow that I write to inform you that Furman University student Michael “Ryan”...

Posted by Furman University on Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Furman University said it will share more information on funeral and memorial services when it becomes available.

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