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Suspect in Death of Howard Student Has Been Arrested

Howard students had a sense of relief on Tuesday after police arrested Rasdavid Lagarde on first-degree felony murder charges for the July 4 robbery and shooting death of Omar Sykes, 22, a former junior marketing student at HU. Sykes was walking home with a friend when two men tried to rob them; Lagarde allegedly shot and killed Sykes.

(Photo: Courtesy of Howard University)

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