Suspected Murder-Suicide Leaves 3 SUNY Students Dead

Police say former SUNY Geneseo student Colin Kingston killed two students before killing himself.

Authorities believe a man stabbed his former girlfriend and another man before killing himself at a SUNY Geneseo off campus house on Jan. 17.

Police say Colin Kingston, 24, used a large knife to kill Kelsey Annese, 21, and Mathew Hutchinson, 24, before committing suicide early Sunday morning, according to Fox News.

Kingston had dated Annese for three years before a recent break up, which police suspect was the motivation for the crime.

Annese and Hutchinson were students at the college while Kingston had recently graduated.

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Kingston reportedly travelled to Annese’s home to commit the double homicide, and then called his father to tell him about the crime.

Geneseo police received a call from Kingston’s father around 6 a.m. Sunday, who said he believed his son had just stabbed his girlfriend and was going to turn the knife on himself. When officers arrived at the house, which is just a few blocks off the college’s campus, they found two bodies in the bedroom and a third in another part of the house.

A spokesperson for the town’s police department said he couldn’t remember another homicide in the town since he began working for the department 23 years ago.

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