Woman found dead in UC Berkeley faculty club

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A woman was found dead in a UC Berkeley faculty club on Sunday morning.

A woman was found dead Sunday morning in the UC Berkeley Women’s Faculty Club, according to police.

Cecilia Rasmussen, who was a visitor at the faculty club and not affiliated with UC Berkeley, was discovered by UCPD officers in a room on the third floor of the faculty club just after 9 a.m. Sunday.

Rasmussen was approximately 26 years old, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau.

UCPD spokesperson Lt. Eric Tejada said there were no signs of foul play and no signs of forced entry into the room. The cause of death is still being investigated, according to the coroner’s bureau.

Soumya Karlamangla is the city news editor.