Bowie State Student Stabbed, Killed on University of Maryland Campus

A Bowie State student was stabbed and killed outside of a University of Maryland, College Park dormitory early Saturday morning, according to police.

22-year-old Sean Christopher Urbanski has been charged with first and second-degree murder and first-degree assault for the crime.

The victim, 23-year-old Richard Collins, was a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and was set to graduate from Bowie State on Tuesday.

Witnesses positively identified the Urbanski as the man who assaulted Collins.

Police are investigating the murder as a possible hate crime after discovering the student charged is in an “Alt Reich: Nation” Facebook group.

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing to Regents Drive near Montgomery Hall.

The man, who has not been identified by police, was critically injured and transported to the hospital where he died.

The attack appears to be random and unprovoked, according to police. The suspect had been drinking according to University of Maryland police Chief David Mitchell but wouldn’t say what role that played in the assault.

charges are pending for the suspect.

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