19-year-old Ithica College student dies after he and another student stabbed at Cornell

Ithaca College sophomore Anthony Nazaire (pictured), 19, died on the campus of Cornell after being stabbed to death A 19-year-old Ithaca College student from Brooklyn was stabbed to death at Cornell University early Sunday morning.

Sophomore Anthony Nazaire died from stab wounds he sustained during a fight on the Ivy League campus, according to the Ithaca Voice.

It is unknown why the business administration student was involved in the fight or what it was about.

Another student was also injured and stabbed during the fight.

The unidentified student was flown to Upstate Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Cornell Sun.

He was later released.

Police were called to Olin Hall, a chemical engineering building, at 1.57am on Sunday after the fight broke out.

Nazaire and another student were involved in a fight in front of Olin Hall (pictured), a chemical engineering building, on the Cornell University campus at 1.57am on Sunday

Both schools posted statements saying the two students were stabbed during a large altercation.

Once they arrived they found the two men on the ground and began medical treatment.

The weapon was located and the area secured, however, the weapon used hasn’t been specified, the New York Daily News reported.

‘A homicide investigation is currently underway.

‘The Ithaca Police Department is leading a team of several local law enforcement agencies who are engaged in the investigation,’ the Ithaca Police Department said in a statement.

New York State Police Forensic Identification Unit is processing the crime scene and witnesses are being interviewed, IPD said.

Both Nazaire and the other student who was injured with non-life-threatening injuries attend Ithaca College (pictured)

Ithaca College President Tom Rochon said in a statement: ‘I hope you will hold these students — along with their families, friends, classmates, and professors — in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult and tragic time.’

Police have not confirmed if they have a suspect at this time and are continuing to investigate the crime.

Source: The DailyMail

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