This is so sickening. UCLA senior, Andrea ‘Andy’ DelVesco, was found burned to death in her apartment on September 21, just days before she was meant to appear in court on drug dealing charges. Find out more.
21-year-old Andrea DelVesco‘s dead body was discovered in her Westwood apartment after it caught on fire the morning of September 21. The sorority girl’s death is being investigated as a homicide and police are currently looking to talk to a “person of interest” who was seen fleeing from the scene.
It was at 7am on September 21 that firefighters discovered Andy’s lifeless body after they responded to emergency calls about the apartment fire, DailyMail reported. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The case is being investigated as a murder because, according to officials, Andy’s apartment was equipped with working smoke alarms and there were no bars on the windows to prevent her from escaping.
Andy was previously arrested in early June in Westwood on charges of possessing ecstasy, LSD , methamphetamine and hallucinogenic mushrooms, according to Court records obtained by NBC Los Angeles. She was scheduled to appear in court on September 25, days after her apparent murder.
It was a day after her death that members of Pi Beta Phi sorority identified her as one of their own. “Andy had a contagious spirit and was a fearless giver,” Pi Beta Phi Chapter President Jacquie Medeiros said in a statement. “Andy was a friend to every person she met. She was always inclusive and there for everyone.”
“UCLA is a close-knit community, and this tragic event affects us all,” UCLA said in their statement, according to ABC7.
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— Shira Benozilio