A Jasper man attending college in Marshall was found dead in his dorm room Sunday night.

Derrick Lockwood, 23, a student at Texas State Technical College, was found by police in his dorm room at about 9:40 p.m. Sunday according to a release from the Marshall Police Department.

Officers responded to Lockwood's dorm room for a welfare check when they found him police said.

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Lockwood's death is under investigation and an autopsy is being performed in Tyler according to the release.

Autopsy results are expected sometime early next week according to the release.