Rye Brook teen stabbed to death at Binghamton University

Stabbing on BU's Campus, Suspect At Large

Binghamton University Police, New York State Police, the Broome County District Attorney's Office and New York State Forest Rangers are investigating the stabbing death of a student on campus Sunday night. Souza had previously attended high school in NY and was a native of Brazil, where family was notified, according to the university. In a statement, BU spokesman Ryan Yarosh said that the stabbing does not appear to be a random act.

All classes at Binghamton University are canceled Monday, April 16 following the incident. They described the suspect as a light-skinned male wearing dark trousers and a dark, hooded sweatshirt.

Souza's suitemates at Windham Hall have been relocated to other rooms.

Binghamton University police chief Timothy Faughnan late Monday afternoon announced the search for the killer of 19-year-old Joao Souza had ended.

University officials said they would release more information about the student's family was notified.

The school is offering counseling services for students, faculty and staff.

"As someone who was a student until a few months ago, and someone who is still a part of the BU community, it's tough to hear about something like this happening on campus", Taylor said.

Campus police and New York State Police have been on campus, searching the area near the on-campus housing building Windham Hall.

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



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