Advertisement
World & Nation

3 die in Wyoming college attack; sharp-edged weapon used, police say

Three people, including the attacker, were dead after a rampage in Casper, Wyo., on Friday morning, officials said.

Two bodies were found at the science building on the campus of Casper College, said Lisa Icenogle,  news coordinator at the community college. The third body was found a few miles away.

Advertisement

One of the bodies found on campus was that of a teacher who had apparently been killed with “an edged weapon,” and the other body was believed to be that of the attacker, who killed himself with the same weapon, Icenogle said. The attacker was not a student at the school.

The three people knew one another, but the details of the their relationships were not immediately available. None had been identified, pending notification of relatives.

Advertisement

The attack occurred about 9 a.m., Icenogle said.

The school was locked down, and by afternoon classes had been canceled.

michael.muskal@latimes.com

@latimesmuskal

Advertisement

ALSO:

‘Spidernaut’ finds a new home in D.C. after experiment

Hurricane season 2012 is done: Sandy not ‘major’? So they say

Chimp attack victim who lost face sought $50 million, doesn’t get it

Advertisement

 


Newsletter
Must-read stories from the L.A. Times

Get all the day's most vital news with our Today's Headlines newsletter, sent every weekday morning.

You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times.
Advertisement