MU Suspends Student Accused Of Racially-Charged Vandalism

8 years 1 month 4 days ago Tuesday, February 15 2011 Feb 15, 2011 Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:45:00 AM CST February 15, 2011 in Continuous News
By: Todd Tumminia

COLUMBIA - MU temporarily suspended 18 year-old student Benjamin A. Elliott Monday, following his arrest on criminal felony charges for vandalizing an on-campus sculpture with a racist message. A statement released from the university said Elliott must undergo the "student conduct judicial process." Elliott was arrested Saturday on the suspicion he painted a racially-offensive message on a statue outside MU's Hatch Hall dorm.

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