Riley County Police investigating death of K-State professor

MANHATTAN (KSNT) – The Riley County Police Department is currently investigating the death of a Kansas State University professor.

Officers responded to the 1100 block of Rimrock Drive in northern Riley County around 7:00 Monday morning for a report of a death.

Officers on scene found 50-year-old Joye Gordon, of Manhattan, deceased. A report for an unattended death was filed.

Police say the investigation into the death of Gordon, who is a professor of Journalism and Mass Communications at K-State, is ongoing though currently no evidence has been found to support foul play.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

No other information has been released at this time.

KSNT News will update as additional information becomes available.

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