STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAU) -- Police have released the name of the young man found dead Sunday in Stevens Point. He is Jordan C. Peterson from the Markesan area.
Police believe Peterson’s death may have been caused by a drug overdose, but they are awaiting toxicology results from his autopsy to confirm that.
Peterson was a senior biology major at UW Stevens Point. His roommate was away for the weekend, and discovered Peterson’s body late Sunday afternoon when he returned to Stevens Point.