A student of Indian origin killed at US’s Purdue University !

Increase in the attacks on Indians in the US

Varun Manish Chheda

Washington – On 4th October night, a 20-year-old Indian-origin student Varun Manish Chheda studying at Purdue University in the US was killed in his dormitory in the state of Indiana in the US. His roommate, of Korean descent, has been taken into custody on a preliminary murder charge, Police said.

Varun Manish Chheda was studying data science at the US’s Purdue University and used to live in Indianapolis. It was his Korean roommate who informed the Police about his dead body. According to preliminary autopsy results, Chheda died of “multiple sharp force traumatic injuries”. University President Mitch Daniels said Chheda’s death was “as tragic an event as we can imagine happening on our campus,” adding that “our hearts and thoughts go out to all of those affected by this terrible event”.

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