On Wednesday, Baylor University announced it is mourning the death of one of its students who died unexpectedly.
Ricardo Rodriguez-Coutino from San Antonio was a freshman biology major at the university, and a member of The Leadership LLC also known as LEAD; Leaders Emerging and Developing. The university said Rodriguez-Coutino "died unexpectedly this week in his hometown".
The student's death is not COVID-related, according to a letter sent to Baylor students and staff.
The university held a gathering at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center on campus. Funeral arrangements are pending. Meanwhile, the gathering provided resources, support, and prayer for the community that knew Rodriguez-Coutino.
Students who need additional support were asked to contact the Counseling Center at (254) 710-2467.
"Please remember the Rodriguez-Coutino family, as well as all on our campus who knew Ricardo, in your prayers during this very difficult time," the university said.