Italian student at Columbia University stabbed to death


(ANSA) – ROME, DEC 3 – A Columbia University Italian student was stabbed to death Thursday evening not far from the campus of the elite New York university, the dean said Friday.
    The dean identified the victim as Davide Giri, 30, a student doing doctoral research after graduating at the Politecnico University in Turin.
    Giri was reportedly attacked at about 11 o’clock in the evening at the intersection between 123rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, near Morningside Park.
    His 25-year-old assailant was arrested in Central Park.
    Shortly after stabbing Giri, he also stabbed another man, identified by the New York Times as a 27-year-old Italian tourist. (ANSA).