The university, part of the State University of NY, alerted students to the cancellation hours after an unidentified 19-year-old male freshman was stabbed to death on campus Sunday night.
Joao Souza, who graduated from Blind Brook High School in Rye Brook, was identified as the victim.
There is A defendant in custody after a freshman had been stabbed Binghamton college. The university announced Souza's death on Monday, April 16.
The suspected assailant remained at large.
The university also said in a statement, "Investigators from multiple agencies have been interviewing numerous people throughout the night".
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"As someone who was a student until a few months ago, and someone who is still a part of the BU community, it's tough to hear about something like this happening on campus", Taylor said.
State University Police, Broome County Sheriff's deputies and the State Forest Rangers have been searching wooded areas near campus in search of evidence.
The fatal stabbing was the second murder involving a Binghamton student this year.
"I promise that we will learn from this tragedy, and I want to thank all those people who have worked so diligently over the last 20 hours to bring some closure to this terrible tragedy", Stenger said. "Should that happen, please report it to hall staff on duty or police", said Student Affairs Vice President Brian Rose. Hayley Anderson, of Westbury, Long Island, was found dead in an off-campus home in March. If you would like to speak to someone, reach out to the Dean of Students Office by calling 607-777-2804.
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