USC professor dead in alleged targeted stabbing

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LOS ANGELES (KRQE) – A professor at the University of Southern California is dead after getting attacked with a knife on campus.

Police have a USC student suspect in custody.

They said the 50-year-old Psychology professor was targeted. He had taught at the university since 2001.

Police said there is no threat to the rest of the campus. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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