Person in custody in strangulation death of college student in Chicago 11/25/2019 8:50 am PST Comments WGN via WGN: CHICAGO (WGN) -- A person is in custody in the death of a UIC student found inside a campus parking garage. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner, 19-year-old Ruth George of Berwyn was strangled, labeling her death as a homicide. UIC police found her unresponsive in the backseat of her white car that was parked inside the campus garage around 1:35 a.m. Saturday. Police traced her cellphone after her family reported her missing Saturday morning. Chicago authorities pronounced her dead at the scene. Authorities said Sunday that a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the death. This person entered the same parking garage moments after George. MORE: Person in custody in strangulation of 19-year-old UIC student - WGN #Chicago #Homicide #Illinois #PersonOfInterest #Strangulation #WGN Related Stories Officer shot in head during gun battle with robbery suspect Inmate gets $425K settlement after 4 years in solitary confinement 9-year-old arraigned on murder, arson charges in Illinois fire that killed 5 Aspiring model goes missing after posting on popular website Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.