2nd Body Recovered From River Where Virginia State University Students Went Missing - Higher Education

Higher Education News and Jobs

2nd Body Recovered From River Where Virginia State University Students Went Missing


by Associated Press

PETERSBURG, Va. — Authorities searching for a Virginia State University student who was swept away during an in initiation ritual in the Appomattox River say they have recovered a body.

Chesterfield County police Lt. Randy Horowitz said the body was discovered Wednesday morning in the location of where the body of a fellow VSU freshman was recovered on Monday. He said the second body has not been positively identified.

Marvell Edmonson of Portsmouth and Jauwan M. Holmes of Newport News were swept away by the rapids of the Appomattox during what police have described as part of an initiation involving the group “Men of Honor.” VSU has said the little-known group is not sanctioned by the university.

Four men affiliated with the group have been charged with hazing.

Edmonson’s body was identified on Tuesday.

Tennessee State University Raising Admissions Standards NASHVILLE, Tenn. ― Tennessee State University is planning to raise admissions standards for the next incoming class in an effort to draw higher-performing students who will have a greater likelihood to graduate. WPLN-FM reports the historically Blac...
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Suspended at Missouri University S&T ROLLA, Mo. ― The Missouri University of Science and Technology has suspended the small Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and is making students move out of the fraternity house after two new members were hospitalized. The students were injured Thursday d...
Livingstone College on Lockdown After ‘Hundreds’ Involved in Fights SALISBURY, N.C. ― Police say several hundred students and visitors at Livingston College were involved in several fights, prompting campus police to place the school on temporary lockdown. Salisbury police said in a statement that they were called...
Mississippi’s LGBT Community, Objectors Locked in Rights Struggle On several occasions in the last two years, Bailey McDaniel and her friends have experienced discrimination in Starkville, Mississippi, from businesses and individuals who refuse to provide services to LGBT people. McDaniel, a junior at Mississipp...
Semantic Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *