A 19-year-old first-year student at Binghamton University was stabbed to death on Sunday night, the university announced via alerts.
'At this time, the police are confident this was not a random act, ' the university said on its website. "Due to yesterday's tragic event on campus, all classes are canceled today, Monday, April 16", it read.
The suspected assailant remained at large.
Superintendent of the Blind Brook school district in Westchester County, Jonathan Ross, told that the Journal information which Souza graduated this past year by Blind Brook High School in Rye Brook, wherever he was a standout soccer player.
Binghamton University in NY canceled classes today after a second student murder in five weeks.
Investigators from several agencies interviewed people throughout the night and by mid-morning Monday, police were searching areas of the campus around Windham Hall, pressconnects.com reported.
"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.
At a 2 p.m. news conference, officials released surveillance pictures of the suspect. Haley Anderson, 22, was a nursing student who was strangled to death at an off-campus residence on March 9, Pix11 News reported.
For those in need of counseling services, the Dean of Students Office and CARE Team, along with the University Counseling Center (UCC) and Residential Life, can offer support.
The Broome County district attorney's office is now now seeking to possess this suspect came back from Nicaragua to stand test.