A Virginia Tech student is dead after an apparent suicide.
Kevin Lawall, a Tech freshman, committed suicide today at his home in Northern Virginia, according to multiple sources close to the family.
Lawall and his older sister Jennifer Lawall, a senior at Tech, attended Westfield High School in Chantilly, Va.
Kevin Lawall played baseball at Westfield. He was a pitcher.
Friends of Lawall were writing on his Facebook wall Thursday afternoon offering condolences.
"Rest in peace Kevin, praying for your family," one wrote.
University administrators could not comment on the event.
Spokesperson Larry Hincker said Thursday evening that neither he nor the Dean of Students office had been made aware of Lawall's death.