Samantha Puhr, a fourth-year illustration major from Chicago, Ill., died shortly after midnight on Nov. 11 after collapsing in a downtown bar.
Witnesses, including an off-duty Savannah firefighter, attempted to perform CPR on Puhr.
Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating the death and expect the death is not a result of foul play. Anyone with information on Puhr’s death are advised by police to contact CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637).
SCAD Counseling and Support services is available for students affected by Puhr’s passing. Students can schedule an appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 912-525-6971.