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Kaneland School District 302 issues statement on student death in Cortland

February 15, 2017 GMT

CORTLAND – A 17-year-old Kaneland High School student was found dead Saturday in Cortland, DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller said.

Travis Meyer, of the 100 block of South Somonauk Road, Cortland, was a senior at the high school. Miller said an autopsy performed Monday showed no signs of foul play or self-harm. Toxicology results are pending, Miller said.

DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott said Meyer was found at home.

Kaneland School District 302 issued a statement Sunday regarding the death.

Superintendent Todd Leden said the district’s main priority is “making sure students are supported” at this time.

The district’s crisis team – involving counselors, school psychologists and other support personnel – was to have been available for students and staff Monday.

The district will share funeral information when it becomes available, Leden said.