Among the three people who were killed in Monday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon’s finish line was a Boston University graduate student.
The student was a Chinese citizen whose name is not being disclosed through her family’s request, but has been identified as a math and statistics major. One of her friends, another Chinese citizen, was among those seriously injured in the blasts. The Chinese consulate and BU are working closely together to assist the victims’ families with anything they may need under these tragic and trying circumstances.
The university is offering counseling and guidance to those who have been affected by these terrible acts through various channels, including the Student Health Services, and the chaplains at Marsh Chapel. There will also be a service at the chapel at 5:30 this evening. Everyone is welcome to attend.
There is still very little known concerning who is responsible for Monday’s bombings and what the motive behind them was. If you have any information, video, or photographs, please share them with authorities by calling the police department’s anonymous tip line at 1-800-494-TIPS or sending email to [email protected].
Our thoughts and hearts are with the city of Boston and the victims of this terrible tragedy.