Marian Ryan, the District Attorney for Middlesex, and Kevin O’Connell, the Chief of Police for the Town of Waltham, have issued a joint statement regarding the investigation. At the scene, it was determined that one of the students had passed away.
On Sunday afternoon, the university was able to unequivocally establish that the woman in question is Vanessa Mark, and that she is 25 years old.
During the time that Vanessa was gone on leave, she maintained her residence in Waltham, where she was a respected and active member of the Brandeis community “in accordance with a statement that was issued by the school’s President Ron Liebowitz and posted on the website of the organization. “We have been in touch with Vanessa’s family, and throughout the upcoming days, we will maintain that level of connection with them. While this takes place, we promise to keep you informed about the many ways in which we will honor Vanessa’s memory.
The university, which has approximately 5,500 students enrolled across both the undergraduate and graduate levels, has canceled classes for both Monday and Tuesday, according to a message that was sent out by the school spokesperson, Julie Jette.
Because of this, it will be possible for some students to return home sooner over the holiday season to spend time with their family and friends than the traditional holiday schedule would have enabled “according to what is being asserted here.
Grief counseling services were made available to students by the university’s counseling center, and these services will continue to be available to students who decide to remain on campus throughout the Thanksgiving break.
The other 26 passengers and the bus driver were found to have “received injuries of varying degrees,” according to the report “as recorded by the authorities, and they were sent to the nearby hospitals. In a statement that was released on Sunday afternoon, Brandeis revealed that practically the entire staff had been terminated from their positions.
There has been no further public identification, and no one has been held accountable for the crime that was committed.
A bus could be seen with considerable damage to the front end as well as practically every window being shattered in the still images and the video that were shot at the scene. Even after a few hours had elapsed since the occurrence, there was still a debris field located close to the site of the incident.
The investigation into the incident is not yet complete, and the authorities are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed it to come forward.
According to reports from the police, a shooting that occurred at a nightclub in Colorado that catered to LGBTQ individuals resulted in the deaths of five people and injured 18 others.
Aside from that, there is no longer a need to be concerned about mad cow disease, and individuals who had previously been banned from donating blood are now able to do so once more.