News brief on the death of a local university alum / 335 words / The Columbia Missourian
ST. LOUIS — A young professor who received her doctorate from MU was killed Sunday morning in South Carolina.
Jennifer Wilson, 36, taught at the University of South Carolina, after leaving Missouri in 2005.
Hank Hawes, 37, was charged with murder. According to an incident report filed by the Columbia, S.C., police department, he was identified by a neighbor as the victim’s boyfriend.
South Carolina news reports quoted colleagues and students of Wilson’s as saying she was trying to end the relationship and was concerned about his aggression.