Authorities in Mississippi said Monday that the death of a college student who was found dead over the weekend appears to involve "foul play."
Deputies found the body of Alexandria Kostial, 21, on Saturday morning while on routine patrol in Harmontown, nearly 30 miles from the University of Mississippi, where she was a student, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. Kostial was originally from St. Louis.
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The department declined to release additional details, citing an active investigation into Kostial’s death.
Kostial’s father, Keith Kostial, posted on Facebook that “our beautiful dear Alexandria (Ally) Kostial was the victim of a homicide.”