The fatal stabbing Friday in old professor of anthropology at Binghamton University Richard T. Antoun has left the Community with more questions than answers, again.
Antoun, 77, of Vestal, died at Wilson Regional Medical Center in Johnson City, where he was rushed after an assassination attempt against him in Science 1 BU building.Campus man police have a suspect, but still not charged.
According to police radio transmissions, Antoun was stabbed four times with a 6-inch kitchen knife while he was in a school office.
Teachers who were in the building at the time, "said Antun was stabbed by a PhD student. However, the university will not confirm the name of the suspect or release a possible motive.
University officials said there was no danger to students or others on campus in Vestal, but called community Friday afternoon to stay away from Science Building I, which would remain closed until noon Saturday. 2:20 pm on Friday, as many students who have registered their cell phones with the university received a text saying "at 1:41, University Police responded to an alleged stabbing in SI. Suspected. The police investigation. Stay away from Science I. "
Friday evening was not clear when the suspect would be charged. Vestal Supervisor Peter Andreasen said an indictment would not necessarily take place at Vestal, because two government agencies - the State Police and University Police.