JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - An Arkansas State University instructor was found dead in her home Tuesday.
According to a statement sent out to students in the College of Media and Communications, Bonnie Thrasher was found dead in her home just before noon. The email said she appears to have died in her sleep.
Thrasher taught public affairs reporting, news writing, feature writing and desktop publishing. She was also the advisor for the on-campus newspaper, The Herald.
In a news release Dr. Brad Rawlins, dean of the College of Media and Communications, described the contribution Thrasher made to the college:
The College of Media and Communication told their followers about Thrasher's death on Facebook Tuesday afternoon.
"We are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved faculty member, colleague, mentor and friend Ms. Bonnie Thrasher. Kind words and positive thoughts to her family, friends and students in this difficult time," the post said.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.