RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. – Richland County, S.C. Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the University of South Carolina student that was found dead Thursday afternoon in downtown Columbia student housing development. Nineteen-year-old Rachel Bandman of Glen Allen was found unresponsive by a roommate around 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Watts said.
Bandman was a Deep Run High School graduate, class of 2014.
Bandman’s body was found at the Hub, a student housing development on Main Street. An autopsy conducted this morning showed no signs of trauma, officials say.
The final cause and manner of death are still pending toxicology results.