Augusta native found dead at Furman University

COURTESY: Furman University

Greeneville, S.C. (WJBF) – The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a student was found dead at Furman University.

The coroner confirms 23-year-old Joseph “Blake” Hadden, an Augusta native, was discovered in his North Village apartment Friday morning.

A statement was released from the school saying, “In this time of profound sorrow, the university extends its most heartfelt condolences to Blake’s family and friends.”

Hadden was a senior and expected to graduate Saturday night. The coroner’s office is still working to determine the cause of death, as the investigation continues.

His funeral is Monday morning at 11 a.m. at Warren Baptist Church, in Augusta, GA.



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