ELON, N.C. - An Elon student was found dead in his off-campus apartment.

Police were called to Derek Winton's apartment on West Lebanon Avenue in Elon around 12:45 Saturday morning.

Winton was found unresponsive.

There will be a “Gathering of Friends” for Derek at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.

"We create a space for people to remember together the person who's died and tell stories to be a support for one another sharing and reflecting together,” said Associate Pastor Joel Harter.

Police are investigating the cause of death, but they say there is no sign of foul play.

Winston was a senior majoring in sport and event management.