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Three More Victims Of Isla Vista Mass Murder Rampage Identified

Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2014 4:50pm


Thousands Turn Out For Vigil To Honor Isla Vista Rampage Victims (Courtesy KEYT)

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department released the names of the final three murder victims from Friday night’s mass murder rampage in Isla Vista.

The bodies of 20 year old Cheng Yuan Hong of San Jose, 19 year old George Chen, and 20 year old Weihan Wang of Fremont were all found in the apartment of mass murder suspect Elliot Rodger, on the 6500 block of Seville Road in Isla Vista.

Investigators say Hong and Chen were Rodger’s roommates.  They are still trying to determine if Wang was a roomate, or was visiting the apartment.  All three men died from multiple stab wounds.

Detectives think Rodger killed the three men before going on his rampage in Isla Vista around 9:30 Friday night.  Six people were killed, and 13 wounded.  Rodger died in the incident, but investigatgors still aren’t saying whether his deal was from a gunshot fire by deputies, or from a self inflicted wound.

Last night, thousands of people marched from UCSB to an Isla Vista park in a grass roots memorial event.  Students, and community leaders were among those who spoke at the event.  Special services were held at some Isla Vista churches Sunday.

Counseling services are being offered by a number of groups in the community.  UCSB is also making counseling servces available.  You can connect with help by calling (805) 893-4491.


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