PHILADELPHIA –– A longtime Temple University employee was found dead in a car on Main Campus Thursday morning, Temple University Police Department has confirmed.
Police say that they responded to a report at 7:45 a.m. saying that someone was sleeping in a grey Ford Explorer at the intersection of Montgomery and Broad Street.
Temple University has released a statement:
We are deeply saddened by the death of Steven Shedrick, a Temple University employee of 31 years based at the Wachman Hall Digital Print Center and a longtime and well-respected delegate of District 1199C, representing clerical employees at Temple. Mr. Shedrick, of Philadelphia. died Thursday, Jan. 28. He was 58 years old. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues.
“Officers on the scene could not get the male to respond while banging on the door, so they broke the window,” said Temple’s Director for Campus Safety Services Charlie Leone.