UGA Nursing Student Murder Case Sparks National Political Debate

Athens, Georgia – The tragic death of 22-year-old nursing student Laken Riley on the University of Georgia campus has sparked national political conversations since late February. Riley was found deceased in a wooded area behind a lake near UGA’s intramural fields, with Jose Antonio Ibarra being arrested and charged with her murder a day later. In the aftermath of Riley’s passing, debates over Ibarra’s immigration status have become a focal point in discussions on border …

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UGA Nursing Student Murdered: Atlanta Track Club Mourns Tragic Loss

Athens, Georgia – The Atlanta Track Club expresses its condolences to the family of a nursing student who tragically lost her life on the University of Georgia campus. Laken Hope Riley went for a run near the UGA intramural fields and did not return. Her body was later discovered by the police. Following the incident, Jose Antonio Ibarra was arrested and charged with various offenses including malice murder, felony murder, and false imprisonment. Documents revealed …

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Arrested Murder Suspect in UGA Student’s Death Released by NYPD After Immigration Detainer Interference

Athens, Georgia – The arrest of Jose Antonio Ibarra by the New York Police Department on September 14, 2023, has raised concerns about his immigration status and the tragic death of Laken Riley, a student at Augusta University. Ibarra was charged with acting in a manner to injure a child less than 17 and a motor vehicle license violation before being released by the NYPD, prompting ICE to issue a detainer. ICE revealed that the …

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Arrest Made in Augusta University Student Killing on UGA Campus

Athens, Georgia – Campus police in Athens, Georgia have apprehended a suspect in connection with the tragic killing of an Augusta University College of Nursing student at the University of Georgia campus. The suspect, identified as Jose Antonio Ibarra, 26, of Athens, is facing serious charges including felony murder, false imprisonment, kidnapping, and concealing the death of another individual. The victim, Laken Riley, a junior at Augusta University College of Nursing, was discovered deceased near …

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UGA Police Investigate Murder at Lake Harrick; Suspect on the Loose

ATHENS, Ga. – Police in Athens, Georgia are urging people to stay away from the general area around Lake Harrick following the murder of a woman on Thursday. The University of Georgia Police Chief Jeffrey Clark confirmed that foul play is suspected in the woman’s death and that the investigation is ongoing. The victim, who was not a student at UGA, was a student at another school, according to Clark. The police chief declined to …

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