Akron Student Charged in Stabbing of Roommate

December 6, 2016

A student at the University of Akron has been charged with stabbing his roommate while both were in an intoxicated fight over fast food, The Akron Beacon Journal reported. The student who was stabbed subsequently died in the hospital. The university released this statement: "The University of Akron community is deeply saddened by this tragedy. University officials, including UA President Matthew Wilson, have been with his family and friends since the incident became known. UA has offered its full support to the family and to his fellow students. Grief counselors are being made available to those who find themselves in need of those services."

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