University of Pittsburgh coed, 20, found dead in homicide at off-campus home

FOX News

Alina Sheykhet, a University of Pittsburgh student, was found dead in her off-campus home Sunday with blunt force trauma injuries, officials said. A 20-year-old University of Pittsburgh student was found dead in her off-campus home Sunday with blunt force trauma injuries, and officials are investigating the incident as a homicide. Authorities were called to Russian-born Alina Sheykhet's home around 9 a.m. after her parents found her unresponsive on the second floor of the residence, the Pittsburgh Police said in a news release. Sheykhet's roommates originally thought she was still sleeping, but Sheykhet's brother, Artem, 25, told KDKA-TV she was found unresponsive on the floor after her father forced open the door to her room. Artem, who was celebrating his birthday, told the television station he believed she was murdered.



Man Charged in University Student Slaying Accused of Rape

U.S. News

A man awaiting trial on charges of having killed a University of Pittsburgh student in her off-campus apartment last year is now accused of having raped a teenager days before the slaying.


New Charges for Ex-Boyfriend Accused of Killing Pitt Student

U.S. News

Police have filed new and unrelated rape charges against a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, a University of Pittsburgh student who was found dead earlier this month in her off-campus home.


New Charges for Ex-Boyfriend Accused of Killing Pitt Student

U.S. News

Police have filed new and unrelated rape charges against the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, a University of Pittsburgh student who was found dead earlier this month in her off-campus home.