According to AL.com, Reginald T. Summage, wide receiver for the Tuskegee Golden Tigers, was found injured in the parking lot of Washington Plaza on March 18 at 11:50 p.m. Tuskegee Police Chief Jennifer Jordan said there was a fist fight at an off-campus party and the 20-year-old was trying to stop the altercation.
On March 19, a 21-year-old named Marquavius Lee Debro was taken into custody and charged with Summage’s murder, the outlet reports. However, Chief Jordan did not reveal any other details.
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Tuskegee University President Dr. Charlotte P. Morris said in a statement, "Our thoughts and prayers are with Reginald's family and friends. Losing such a young and talented member of our Golden Tiger family to a senseless act of violence is always tough. We extend our deepest condolences and support to all who loved him at this incredibly difficult time."
Summage was from Montgomery, Alabama, a sophomore majoring in construction science management and was an honor roll student during the 2021 academic year.