ORU Basketball Player Found Dead in Dorm

Jun 17, 2017

Ashley Beatty
Credit ORU Athletics

An Oral Roberts University official says the death of a women's basketball player is being investigated as a suicide. The university says the body of 20-year-old Ashley Beatty was discovered in a campus dormitory Thursday night. ORU security officials and the Tulsa Police Department say they found no evidence of foul play. Blake Freeland, ORU's associate athletic director for media relations, tells the Associated Press that her death of being investigated as a suicide.