Bemidji State University student found dead in Linden Hall

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, campus security and safety officers at Bemidji State University found Gae-Cheon Lee, an exchange student from South Korea, dead inside his room in the University’s Linden Hall student residence.

The Bemidji Police Department was immediately called to the scene and has taken over the investigation of the incident.

The cause of death has not yet been determined by the Bemidji Police Department.

“Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of Gae-Cheon,” said Dr. Lisa Erwin, Bemidji State’s vice president for student development and enrollment. “We have great concern for the safety and well-being of our students, and we will have grief counseling services available to those who have been impacted by this tragic event.”