Son of former Tennessee Democratic Party chair found dead in dorm room

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- University of Arizona police continue to investigate the weekend death of a male student found in his dorm room. Police spokesman Juan Alvarez tells The Associated Press the cause of death is unknown, but right now police say there's no indication of foul play or an ongoing threat to the community.

The Tucson school confirmed Monday the identity of the student as 19-year-old sophomore Wilson Forrester.

His father, Chip Forrester, the chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party, said in a statement that a celebration of Wilson Forrester's life is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet High School in Nashville.

Alvarez says the Pima County Medical Examiner's Office is also involved in the investigation. Alvarez says it could take weeks before the forensic evidence investigation is completed.

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