Luke Stempa Binghamton University Student Death: Binghamton University student commits suicide outside Glenn G. Bartle Library tower; Classes canceled.
According to Binghamton University, Monday, October 30th, classes are cancelled.
The cancellation is attributed to “an ongoing investigation outside the Bartle Library Tower,” per the university’s website.
“The investigation at the Bartle Library Tower is complete and the scene has been cleared. More information will be forthcoming,” the school said in an update made at 10:47 a.m.
The institution also states that there is no risk to the community or campus.
This is a developing story.
The State University of New York at Binghamton is a public research university with campuses in Binghamton, Vestal, and Johnson City, New York. It is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York system. As of Fall 2020, 18,128 undergraduate and graduate students attended the university.
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