Unfathomable: Grief, shock, and questions follow family slaying
Published on Sep 4th, 2012
210 comments "The shining light in the room." That's how Jenny Clark remembers her friend Beth Walton, the 49-year-old mother of three who died along with her children in a murder-suicide that police say appears...
Body discovery: Death on Observatory Hill likely a suicide
Published on Jun 11th, 2012
7 comments The body found early Friday morning on Observatory Hill at the University of Virginia has been deemed a probable suicide by officials. The deceased person was described as a 33-year-old white female...
Hotel death: What happened at the Red Roof Inn?
Published on Mar 12th, 2012
4 comments Six weeks after a woman was found dead in a Charlottesville hotel room with her companion barely clinging to life, details are finally emerging about the tragedy that claimed the life of "a beautiful...
The bully pulpit: Documentary explores VQR tragedy
Published on Aug 12th, 2011
15 comments Last summer, the tragic suicide of Virginia Quarterly Review managing editor Kevin Morrissey, who made a 911 call reporting his own shooting down by the Coal Tower on former UVA president John...
Tale of Woe: The death of the VQR's Kevin Morrissey
Published on Aug 18th, 2010
650 comments On John Casteen’s last official day in office as the president of the University of Virginia, a tragic story, one fit for the pages of the award-winning literary journal that he nurtured, began to...
Suicide, interrupted: Train grinds to halt at Beta Bridge
Published on Oct 24th, 2002
0 comments UVA student Jeremy Tatge was leaving the central Grounds and heading home around 4pm on October 14 when he heard a train blow its whistle three times, followed by the "huge noise" of train cars...
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