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April 26, 2013 |
Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to file charges against a UCLA water polo player arrested on suspicion of raping another student, but they said that may change. Hakop Jack Kaplanyan, a redshirt freshman, was suspended from UCLA after his arrest earlier this month. "All we can say is the matter is under review for filing consideration," said Shiara Davila-Morales, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles District Attorney's office. Kaplanyan, who is at home in Glendale and out of jail on $200,000 bail, said the future of the case is uncertain.
March 19, 2013 |
A University of Central Florida student who was plotting an apparent massacre at his dorm managed to amass guns, explosives and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, with his roommates oblivious to his plans, police said Tuesday. James Oliver Seevakumaran's body was found in his dorm room early Monday morning with a .45-caliber handgun and a .22-caliber tactical rifle that had a 110-round drum magazine attached to it, police said. He also had a checklist of plotted actions leading up to a massacre that he never completed, police said.
December 17, 2012 |
Steroids were found in the room of Garrett Reid the day he died of a fatal heroin dose at Philadelphia Eagles training camp this summer, a Pennsylvania prosecutor said Monday. Reid, the son of Eagles Coach Andy Reid, was helping the team's strength and conditioning coach at the time of his death, prompting speculation that the anabolic steroids could have been meant for players. Northampton County Dist. Atty. John Morganelli said there was no evidence that Reid was providing players with the steroids and that investigators could not determine if the drugs were for Reid's personal use or distribution, according to the Associated Press.
October 19, 2012 |
An accidental heroin overdose killed Garrett Reid, the son of Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid, a coroner said Thursday. Northampton County (Pa.) Coroner Zachary Lysek said a toxicology test confirmed the presence of heroin in Garrett Reid's body. Investigators revealed they found a used syringe and spoon in his room, along with a gym bag filled with dozens of syringes and needles, many of them unopened. "We are confident today that Mr. Reid's death was the result of a self-injected lethal dose of heroin," Dist.
October 18, 2012 |
Garrett Reid, the late son of Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid, died of an accidental heroin overdose, Northampton (Pa.) County Coroner Zachary Lysek said Thursday. The coroner said a toxicology test confirmed the presence of heroin in the body of the 29-year-old recovering drug addict who had been trying to turn his life around. Reid was found dead Aug. 5 in a dorm room at Lehigh University, where he had been assisting the Eagles' strength and conditioning coach during training camp.
June 1, 2012 |
The parents of Tyler Clementi, a gay Rutgers University student who committed suicide after learning that his roommate had spied on him during a date with a man, have rejected the apology delivered by the roommate as a public relations stunt that showed no sign of genuine remorse. Joseph and Jane Clementi issued their statement Thursday as Dharun Ravi, who had shared a dorm room with Clementi in the fall of 2010, reported to the Middlesex County sheriff's office in New Jersey to begin a 30-day jail term for having spied on Clementi in September 2010.