SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
  • Higher Ed (140)
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Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Virginia Tech

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Yang Xin, a 22-year-old graduate student from Beijing, China, was decapitated with a kitchen knife by fellow student Zhu Haiyang, in a cafe on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Stabbing
  • Source: Wiki-Post secondary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 0
  • City: Blacksburg
  • State: Virginia
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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