UMass Dartmouth Shutdown After Bombing Suspect Name Comes Up on List
The Umass Dartmouth campus in Dartmouth is shutdown along with the Law School on Faunce Corner Road and the downtown New Bedford Campus.
According to sources, the suspect in the white hat, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at one time was a resident at the Pinedale Hall Dormitory. It's not known whether he is currently enrolled at the school, or whether he is a former student whose name came up on a list. Police are investigating his background currently.
From the UMass Dartmouth Website:
UMass Dartmouth has learned that a person being sought in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing has been identified as a student registered at UMass Dartmouth.
The campus is closed.
Individuals on campus should shelter in place unless instructed otherwise.
Return to this page for details as they become available.
We have also have word that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a member of the UMass Dartmouth indoor soccer club.
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