Funeral Arrangements Made for Killed University of Richmond Student

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 Funeral arrangements have been set for the University of Richmond student shot and killed last week in his home state of New Jersey.

As friends and family prepare to say goodbye to rising sophomore Brendan Tevlin, police are still searching for his killer.

The 19-year-old student was found dead in an SUV early Thursday morning in the parking lot of an apartment complex in West Orange, New Jersey not far from his hometown of Livingston.

Before his body was discovered, police responded to a report of shots fired about a mile from the scene. The passenger’s side windows of the SUV were shattered.

Police say they believe Tevlin was targeted.

Nobody has been arrested in the case, but a $10,000 reward aims to lead investigators to his killer.

Authorities have released surveillance photos that show two men running in the area where the murder took place. The men may have been eyewitnesses.

Tevlin was a club lacrosse player at the University of Richmond, an honor student and talented bagpiper.

A funeral is planned for 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, at Saint Philomena’s Church in Livingston. Visitation will be held Monday, June 30, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the auditorium of Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Tevlin’s name to Seton Hall Prep, 120 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052.

Copyright 2014 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond


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