Virginia Tech Murder 2009: Campus Locked Down, Suspect in Custody
Virginia Tech police have confirmed that a murder took place tonight on the campus of Virginia Tech. The Virginia Tech stabbing took place inside the Graduate Life Center. A male suspect is currently in custody. The police found a knife that they believe was the murder weapon.
At 7:44 pm local time, university officials sent a text message to the student body informing them of the murder and instructing them to:
"Stay where you are and stay vigilant. Stay away from the GLC."
At 8:37 pm the campus website stated that a suspect was in custody and that students were asked to avoid the GLC, but otherwise resume normal activity.
The murder comes less than two years after the Virginia Tech Massacre that saw Seung-Hui Cho takes the lives of 32 people.