LOUISVILLE, Ky. Officials with the University of Louisville have identified a young woman found dead in her apartment Monday as Dani Cogswell, a University of Louisville cheerleader.
Cogswell, who is from Sammamish, Wash., attended Skyline High School, where she was a member of the cheer team that won the state championship in 2009.
Cogswell was found in Cardinal Towne, an off-campus student housing complex with ties to the university.
As news of Cogswell's death spread, university officials expressed their condolences and said they would provide counseling services to students and staff who knew her.
The University of Louisville Spirit program is devastated to lose one of our beautiful and talented team members. Dani had a contagious smile and a spirit that would ignite the room. She will be greatly missed, said Head Coach/Spirit Teams Coach Todd Sharp.
We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss and our heartfelt sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with Dani s family and friends during this difficult time. Our university is aiding our students and staff to provide counseling services to those who knew her, said Vice-President/Director of Athletics Tom Jurich.
Foul play is not suspected. Police are awaiting autopsy and toxicology results before a cause of death can be determined.