SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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Friday, 02 February 2001

Gallaudet Univ

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19-year-old Benjamin Varner, an RA in the same dorm, was found stabbed to death. An investigation led authorities to Joseph Mesa Jr., and Mesa was found guilty of first-degree murder.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Stabbing
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Washington
  • State: District of Columbia
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Joseph Mesa Jr.
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Perpetrator fate: Arrested
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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