New York City College Student Fatally Stabbed In Shocking Attack | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/13/2019

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Police say 18-year-old Tessa Majors, a freshman at Barnard College, was robbed and fatally stabbed in a New York City park, just blocks from campus. Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to find her killers, while the young woman’s family and college community are shaken. » Subscribe to NBC News: http:...



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Just after nightfall 18 year old, tessa majors staggered up these park, stairs fighting for her life police, say after she was robbed and repeatedly stabbed her wounds fatal. This is a despicable crime. Tonight, new york's mayor vowing to find her killer. There'S a high level of confidence that these perpetrators will be arrested and will be prosecuted. The freshman from virginia was a musician an ...
aspiring writer heard in the podcast just before entering barnard college, an elite school affiliated with ivy league columbia university in a statement, majors family calls her a light that shined brightly. Adding our hearts will never be the same. Barnett'S president saying this is an unthinkable tragedy. That'S shaken us to ourcore, to realize, dear god, that could have been literally any of us at the park just blocks from campus. That police say has one of the highest number of robberies in the city. Students are horrified. I know in the evening we should not enter hard. Sean bile is right across the street from the park.

I think this is a huge wake-up call for all of us with overall citywide crime down but murders up officials say they are committed to taking action. We'Re not going to allow anything like this to happen going forward now, a campus in mourning facing the loss of a young woman just beginning her journey tonight. Police say they've questioned a numberof area teenagers, but they have all been released. There are no suspects, meanwhile, police have stepped up patrols here at the park and around the nearby college campuses. Hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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