UPDATE: Twinsburg Student Found Dead This Morning

A 17-year-old youth was found this morning in his Ray Court home

UDATED: 2:15 p.m.

Friends and classmates of 17-year-old Jason Lilly, who was found dead earlier this morning, took to Twitter to remember him and mourn his passing.

@ajgiabambam2: "#RIPJASONLILLY we will always miss you. I didn't know you well but you were always smiling. #prayingforyou."

@mloeff: "I've never seen twinsburg high school so torn apart. today is one of the saddest days ever. #RIPJASONLILLY."

@nicholasjay27: "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, but love leaves a memory no one can steal. #RIPJayLilly."

@jessicaLbrown18: "I couldn't even imagine what his mother is going through. Praying for his entire family. #RIPJayLilly <3."

@zakcard13: "Jay is looking down on us all realizing how many people truly cared about him. This is just so unreal though. #RipJayLilly love you man."

OnlyShe: "Gone, But NEVER EVER Forgotten . #RIPJayLilly #JayDay."

mike_MILKOVICH: "May God give the Lilly family and all of Jays friends the strength to get by after this horrible tragedy. #foreveryoung."


UPDATED: 12:30 p.m.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's office confirmed 17-year-old Jason Lilly died overnight, but there didn't appear to be any foul play involved.

"There's no trauma or anything," a spokesperson for the medical examiner's office said. There will be an autopsy later today and toxicology tests will be done. The results may take a few weeks.


is mourning the death of a 17-year-old student last night.

The youth, whose name has not been released, was found by his parents early this morning, said  Chief Richard Racine. He said an EMS team got to the family's Ray Court home around 7 a.m., and that it appeared the young man had passed away during the night.

A spokesman for the Summit County Sheriff's Office said an investigation is under way. The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the cause of death.

Twinsburg Schools Superintendent Kathryn Powers said police told Louise Teringo, the high school prinicipal, what happened this morning.

"We have some very upset high school students and we’re helping them make it through the day," Powers said.

Twinsburg Patch will bring you more information as it becomes available.

Andrew M. Miller January 26, 2012 at 04:22 PM
With respect let this play out and let's not speculate or rumor. There are family grieving beyond our comprehension, and there are many friends and students affected as well. Let us all just offer up our prays. God Bless.


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