MUPD receives report of suicidal threat

The Marshall University Police Department received a report of suicidal threats Tuesday, Nov. 3.

A student called MUPD claiming their friend, another student, was trying to commit suicide from overdosing on prescription drugs.

MUPD officers responded immediately to the scene, where a member of the Marshall Counseling Center was notified.

The suicidal victim was transferred to Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Marshall University Counseling Center staff members are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can be reached by call at 304-696-3111 during regular office hours or by contacting the Marshall University Police Department at 304-696-4357 outside office hours.

The counseling center is located in Prichard Hall on Marshall’s campus on the first floor.

The Marshall University Police Department also received a report of vandalism Sunday, Nov. 6.

MUPD officers reported to the scene on the 1400th block of 10th Ave., where busted windows had been knocked out of the Douglas Center Building.

No witnesses were available at the scene, so no suspect has been in question yet.

If anyone has information on this incident, MUPD may be reached at (304) 696-4357.