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.