UPDATE: Body Found On UC Campus Identified


Update: Thursday 12:50 p.m.

Hamilton County coroner Dr. O'Dell Owens has identifed the woman whose body was found Wednesday morning on the campus of the University of Cincinnati.

She is Kristina Elizabeth Griffen, 31, of Cincinnati. Dr. Owens says her blood alcohol level was 0.295.

Owens says her death continues to be investigated as an accident.

Update: 2:45 p.m.:

Police have identified the woman, but are not releasing her name pending notification of friends and family.

Investigators say she was not a student or employee of the school.

Update: 7:30 a.m.:

In an interview with FOX19's Meghan Mongillo, Hamilton County coroner Dr. O'dell Owens says he does not suspect that the death is a homicide, and believes it was either accidental or possibly a suicide.

Owens says the next step will try to be to identify the woman. He said a stamp was found on her hand indicating she had been to a bar.


Police are investigating a body found on the UC campus.

The body of a white female was discovered by skateboarders around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Police say the body is that of a college aged woman, but aren't saying if she is a student at UC.

She was discovered in a parking lot near Sander Hall on Jefferson Ave. at the bottom of a 20 to 25 foot wall.

Police are investigating her death as suspicious, but aren't sure if she fell off the ledge or if she was pushed. They say she was dressed for the weather.

FOX19 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.