Crime Binghamton University student charged in the ‘targeted’ stabbing death of freshman

11:21  17 april  2018
11:21  17 april  2018 Source:   FOX News

Binghamton University cancels classes after second student murder in 5 weeks

  Binghamton University cancels classes after second student murder in 5 weeks A university in New York canceled classes Monday after the second murder of a student in five weeks. Binghamton University alerted students to the cancellation hours after first-year engineering student Joao Souza, 19, was stabbed to death on campus Sunday night.On March 9, Binghamton nursing student Haley Anderson, 22, of Westbury, Long Island, was found murdered at an off-campus residence.“Due to yesterday’s tragic event on campus, all classes are canceled today, Monday, April 16,” the university said in a statement posted on its website just before 8 a.m.

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a man standing in front of a computer: Binghamton University police released images of a suspect in the deadly stabbing of a 19-year-old student in a campus dorm room Sunday. © Provided by Fox News Binghamton University police released images of a suspect in the deadly stabbing of a 19-year-old student in a campus dorm room Sunday.

The man who police said stabbed a fellow Binghamton University student to death on Sunday has been identified by police and charged with second degree murder.

Michael M. Roque, 20, has been charged in the killing of 19-year-old Joao Souza, a freshman, authorities said. Roque has pleaded not guilty.

Souza, an engineering student, was attacked at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday in a residence suite on the campus near the Pennsylvania state line. Souza had previously attended high school in New York and was a native of Brazil, where family was notified, according to the university.

Binghamton University shaken by second student death

  Binghamton University shaken by second student death Freshman Joao Souza was found stabbed to death Sunday in his dorm room. Five weeks earlier, Haley Anderson, a nursing student, was found strangled.In the first case, Haley Anderson, 22, a nursing student from Long Island, was found strangled in an off-campus apartment on March 9.

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- City of Binghamton officials say a man has been charged in connection to the death of a Binghamton University student . Binghamton University tennis player Stefani Lineva, 20, was found on the eastbound lane of Route 434 around 2 a.m. Saturday.

"Law enforcement believes the attack was not a random act and that the victim was targeted," university vice president Brian Rose said.

Earlier in the afternoon, university police released surveillance photos of the suspect wearing dark pants and a dark, hooded sweatshirt as they asked for the public's help.

Police searching for the suspect were being aided by forest rangers in wooded areas.

The school, one of the four university centers in New York's sprawling state university system, canceled classes Monday due to the "tragic event." Counseling was being offered to students and staff.

This was the second slaying of a student in the last two months. On March 9, the body of Haley Anderson, of Westbury on Long Island, was found in the off-campus apartment of a fellow student she had briefly dated. She had been strangled.

"For the second time this semester we've struggled to absorb the news that one of our students has been killed," Rose said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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