A suspect has been arrested in connection with the death of a Kentucky student who was found dead in his dorm room over the weekend at Campbellsville University, according to police.

Josiah Kilman, 18, was discovered unresponsive in his Campbellsville dormitory around 1 a.m. local time Saturday morning and was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the university said in a news release. .

On Saturday night, the Green County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police announced that Charles Escalera, 21, was arrested at approximately 5:15 p.m. in connection with Kilman’s death, authorities said.

Authorities were dispatched after receiving a call about a “suspicious male located inside a barn” on the Green County-Taylor County line, according to a police update posted on Facebook.

Police said Escalera was taken into custody without incident.

PHOTO: Suspect Charles Escalera, 21, in two images provided by the Campbellsville Police Department.

Suspect Charles Escalera, 21, in two images provided by the Campbellsville Police Department.

Campbellsville Police Department/Facebook

Escalera faces murder and robbery charges and is being held at the Taylor County Detention Center, according to online records. She still does not have an attorney listed.

Kilman’s cause of death has not been determined, according to police, who said his body was taken to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for an autopsy.

“Campbellsville University is mourning the loss of a member of our family. We have lost a student and our hearts are broken,” Dr. Joseph Hopkins, president of Campbellsville University, said in a statement.

“During this devastating time, the continued safety of our students and the residents of our community is our primary concern. In consultation with local authorities, we will continue to implement all necessary measures to protect and support students and our community,” he said Hopkins. .

Campbellsville University announced early Sunday that all scheduled classes, events and activities on campus will resume.

Campbellsville is a private Christian university that is about 84 miles southeast of Louisville and approximately 83 miles southwest of Lexington.

Kilman’s death in Kentucky is at least the third death of a college student reported this month in the United States.

In Georgia, a 22-year-old woman was found dead last week after going for a run on the University of Georgia’s Athens campus. The victim, Laken Hope Riley, was found Thursday in a wooded area of ​​campus with “visible injuries,” the university said. She died from blunt force trauma, according to University of Georgia Police Department Chief Jeffrey Clark.

A suspect in her death, Jose Antonio Ibarra, 26, has been charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, false imprisonment, kidnapping, obstructing an emergency call and concealing the death of another person. , according to the police. .

Tragedy also struck the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus earlier this month when a student allegedly shot and killed two people in the dorms, including his roommate.

Nicholas Jordan, 25, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his roommate, Samuel Knopp, and Celie Rain Montgomery, who were found dead on Feb. 16, according to police. from Colorado Springs.

Jordan had allegedly told Knopp weeks earlier that he would “kill” him if he was asked to take out the trash again, according to court documents. According to prosecutors, Jordan allegedly had an AK-47-style assault rifle and a handgun in his car when he was arrested.

ABC News’ Meredith Deliso, Jeffrey Cook and Emily Shapiro contributed to this report.

By Sam