Penn State student died after falling 11 stories down trash chute

A 19-year-old Penn State scholar died after falling 11 tales down a trash chute closing week, police in Pennsylvania talked about on Friday.

The circumstances of the Justine Gross’s demise are nonetheless beneath investigation, nonetheless the State School Police Division talked about the incident “appears to be unintended in nature.”

Gross was closing seen Nov. 10 and was reported missing the next day, the State School Police Division talked about in a press launch.

The SCPD talked about Gross is believed to have fallen into the chute spherical 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 10.

Her physique was found at a recycling and refuse change station inside the early hours of Nov. 12 after the trash receptacle had been hauled away.

In accordance with an obituary posted on-line, Gross was remembered as a “ray of sunshine” with a “sassy and satisfying persona” who was a varsity cheerleading group captain at Summit Extreme Faculty in New Jersey, the place she graduated in 2020.

{The teenager} was enrolled in her second yr at Penn State Faculty’s School of Liberal Arts, the obituary talked about.

“She cherished music, dancing, finding out about pattern and make-up, and lovingly teasing her family members. Justine had a vibrant and infectious persona that helped her be a part of with others merely. She had enjoyable and a smile that might brighten anyone’s day,” it talked about.

“She on a regular basis launched loads life, warmth, and pleasure to her family at residence.”