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Boston University student among the dead from Monday's Marathon explosion
Boston.com ^ | April 16, 2013 | Katherine Landergan

Posted on 04/16/2013 5:14:41 PM PDT by Colofornian

The Chinese Consulate in New York said this evening that the latest fatality of the Boston Marathon explosion was a Chinese national.

The consulate's statement came a few hours after Boston University said that the victim was a BU graduate student. Colin Riley, a BU spokesman, declined to release the student's name, pending discussion with the family.

According to BU Today news site, the student was one of three friends who had been watching the Marathon near the race finish line. One of the three was injured and is in stable condition at Boston Medical Center, according to the university.

“She is doing well,” Robert Hill, dean of Marsh Chapel, who visited the surviving student, is quoted as saying in the BU Today site...

(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: bombing; bostonmarathon; terrorism; victims
From the article: The Chinese Consulate in New York said this evening that the latest fatality of the Boston Marathon explosion was a Chinese national. The consulate's statement came a few hours after Boston University said that the victim was a BU graduate student. Colin Riley, a BU spokesman, declined to release the student's name, pending discussion with the family. According to BU Today news site, the student was one of three friends who had been watching the Marathon near the race finish line. One of the three was injured and is in stable condition at Boston Medical Center, according to the university. “She is doing well,” Robert Hill, dean of Marsh Chapel, who visited the surviving student, is quoted as saying in the BU Today site...

For info on the 2nd victim, see: Arlington woman one of three killed in Marathon bombing

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Info on first victim publicly id'd: Father mourns son, 8, killed at Marathon
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