WILLISTON, N.D. — Police say a preliminary investigation indicates a man found dead on the Williston State College campus died of a drug overdose.

The body of 27-year-old Thomas Ober was found in a car Tuesday morning. The entrance to the college was sealed off for much of the day as authorities investigated.

KXMC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2sm0mHz ) that the college says Ober was not a student.

Information from: KXMC-TV, http://www.kxnet.com

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.