Police Await Cause on Oakland Mills High Graduate’s Death

Julio Salgado was found dead at his Towson apartment in the early morning hours of Sept. 13.

Baltimore County police are awaiting the autopsy results in the death of 21-year-old Towson University student Julio Salgado, a 2008 graduate of

Emergency responders found Salgado unresponsive at his Towson apartment on Sept. 13, said Baltimore County police spokeswoman Det. Cathy Batton.

Two of his roommates had called 911 at 12:28 a.m., saying they found him lying in his bed unresponsive, she said.

The roommates last saw him "alive and well" around 5 p.m., according to Batton.

Police are not investigating his death as suspicious, although they are awaiting autopsy results and toxicology tests to determine the cause, which could take up to two months, she said.

Salgado is survived by his girlfriend Kendria, parents Jose and Yesenia Salgado, as well as other family members, according to his obituary on the website for Witzke Funeral Homes in Columbia. 

He is also the father of an infant boy named Giovanni, according to The Towerlight, a campus newspaper for Towson University.

A Facebook page in his honor has 592 fans.

Salgado attended Frostburg State University and before transferring to Towson University, according to The Towerlight. He was born in El Salvador.

Teodora Lopez September 20, 2011 at 09:48 PM
Julio...was a GREAT friend...son...brother...cousin..grandson...he will forever be in our hearts...and forever be missed. He was very loved...I will always love you and miss you Julio...Can't believe your gone..I will keep the promise I made you when i said my fare well to you. Rest in paradise friend..till we meet again.


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