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19-year-old student stabbed to death outside University of Buffalo residence hall

Oct. 17, 2022
Tyler Lewis was a student at SUNY Buffalo State.

A 19-year-old student at SUNY Buffalo State in Buffalo, N.Y., was fatally stabbed Friday night outside a residence hall at the University at Buffalo.

The Buffalo News reports that Tyler Lewis of Baldwin, N.Y., was stabbed in the chest during a fight near the Richmond Quad on the University of Buffalo’s North Campus. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

University police said they had identified a "person of interest" in the stabbing: a man who had suffered "substantial" wounds to his face, including a diagonal cut across his forehead and multiple cuts on his face.

Buffalo State said Lewis was a sophomore majoring in pre-business administration.

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