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Freshman fatally stabbed at Binghamton University, search on for suspect

Freshman fatally stabbed at Binghamton University, search on for suspect

April 16, 2018 10:25 AM

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - A 19-year-old freshman was fatally stabbed on New York's Binghamton University campus and his assailant remains at large.

The state university said engineering student Joao Souza was attacked at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday on campus.

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The school said police currently are confident it was not a random act.

The unidentified suspect was described as a light-skinned male wearing dark pants and a dark hooded sweatshirt.

The school canceled classes Monday due the "tragic event" and counseling was being offered.

Any information that you have should be reported to Binghamton University Police at 607-777-2393.

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