An Indian student dies after being stabbed in the head at a US gym
On October 29, at the public gym, Varun, a student studying computer science at Valparaiso University, was attacked in the head with a knife by an attacker named Jordan Andrade, 24.
Following a stabbing at a fitness centre in the US state of Indiana, 24-year-old Varun Raj Pucha of India passed away from his wounds, according to the university he was attending.
Following a stabbing at a fitness club in the US state of Indiana, 24-year-old Varun Raj Pucha of India passed away from his injuries, according to the university he was attending.
On October 29, Varun, a student studying computer science at Valparaiso University, was attacked in the head with a knife by an attacker named Jordan Andrade, 24. The motive for the attack is currently under investigation by the police.
“It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Varun Raj Pucha. Our campus community has lost one of its own, and our thoughts and prayers go out to Varun’s family and friends as we mourn this devastating loss,” Valparaiso University, a private university in Valparaiso, Indian, near Chicago, said in a statement on Wednesday.
After the attack, the attacker was taken into custody and is being charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
The university is still in communication with Varun's family, and we will do all in our power to help them get through this incredibly trying period. The institution said, "We kindly ask that you join us in keeping them in your prayers and thoughts.
On November 16, there will be a memorial and memory service on campus for Varun.
"Our university extends its sincere condolences to Varun Raj Pucha's family and friends. The institution said, "Our prayers are with his family, and our thoughts are with them as they heal.
In August 2022, Varun, who was studying an MS in computer science, departed for the US. He was supposed to finish his course next year and head back home to Khammam, Telangana.
After the incident, according to his relative, his condition did not get better, ABC7 Chicago reported. Before passing away, he was unconscious at a Fort Wayne hospital and could only move one side of his body.
“It’s very difficult because no one would expect this kind of situation for their kids. He has many dreams. He came with many dreams—to financially and emotionally support his family,” Balleboyne said.