UPDATE: Published Wednesday, May 22, at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday evening, UNC Charlotte added a comment to the thread on their official Facebook page regarding a university statement on the incident. The comment reads, “Due to the nature of the campus incident, the university will not be making a statement at this time.”
No other comments from the university have been released at this time.
UPDATE: Published Tuesday, May 21, at 6 p.m.
The individual’s identity and official cause of death have not yet been released. Monday morning at 10:36 a.m., the UNC Charlotte Facebook page announced that police were investigating an incident at the Union Deck, stating that a statement would shortly be released.
As of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, a statement has still not been released by the university.
Members of Campus Communications and Police and Public Safety still have not responded to Niner Media attempts at contact.
ORIGINAL STORY: Published Monday, May 20, at 8:06 a.m.
The Union Parking Deck is flocked with campus police, members of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department and medics Monday morning as students come to campus for the first day of summer session classes.
According to a member of Facilities Management, the emergency crews are responding to an unidentified caucasian male who jumped off the top of the deck early Monday morning.
Police on the scene declined to comment.