Urbana (AP) -- Police in Urbana say a University
of Illinois student has
been killed in her apartment a few blocks north of the campus.
Lt. Bryant Seraphin
tells The News-Gazette that officers were called shortly after 11 a.m. to the
apartment complex. The university police issued alerts to students and faculty,
but the campus was not locked down.
Seraphin says the
victim's roommate was in the apartment during the killing and had been bound.
He says she broke free and ran into the building's courtyard where she met
He did not say how the
woman was killed. Authorities say they have arrested the victim's ex-boyfriend
as a suspect.
The News-Gazette says
police used cellphone technology to locate him a few blocks north of the