Sunday, July 3, 2022

Photo Essay: Delta State Candlelight Vigil Draws a Crowd in Mourning

Last night as the sun set, a candlelit crowd gathered at Delta State University to mourn Ethan Schmidt, American history professor shot to death by Shannon Lamb, a fellow DSU geography professor, who later took his own life Monday night.

The pictures are provided by Delta State University’s Facebook.

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