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Friends plan vigil for WMU freshman found dead in dorm

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Friends and fellow students are planning a vigil to remember the WMU freshman who died in her dorm room this week.

19-year-old Alyssa Olafson was found unresponsive in her dorm room early Thursday morning.

Doctors performed an autopsy, but it may be a few weeks before her cause of death can be determined.

Olafson was a member of a student ministry group, called Cru.

The group is planning to celebrate her life Thursday, March 27, at 8:00 p.m. at Sangren Hall.