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Resident found dead in on-campus family housing community

An incident of domestic violence at one of UNC’s graduate and family housing communities left one resident dead and two injured early Sunday morning.

According to a statement released by the University, the incident occurred around 12:10 Sunday morning at the Baity Hill family housing community. A UNC Police homicide investigation is ongoing.

Randy Young, media relations manager for UNC Public Safety, said the people involved were a husband, a wife, and a five-year-old child. The child died during the incident. The parents were transported for medical treatment and a suspect is receiving medical treatment. The weapon involved was a knife.

Housing hosted a closed meeting for Baity residents today to discuss the incident and provide psychological support for those that needed it.   

Director of Housing Allan Blattner said he could not comment anything about the investigation, but that they are supporting Baity Hill residents however they can.

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