WVU ceremony to remember 4 students who died



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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A bell-ringing ceremony is planned at West Virginia University in remembrance of four students who died.

The ceremony is scheduled for about noon Friday at Oglebay Plaza on the downtown campus in Morgantown.

The ceremony will honor students A'Liyia Hancock, Jacob Janiak, Eric S. Schaetzle and Evan Woods.

Woods, a 21-year-old sophomore criminology major from Charleston, died on Nov. 14.

Hancock, an 18-year-old freshman pre-sport management major from Minerva, Ohio, died on Nov. 22.

Schaetzle, a 22-year-old psychology graduate from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, died on Dec. 19.

Janiak, a 19-year-old freshman business and economics major from Parkton, Maryland, died on Jan. 1.

Relatives and friends of the students and the university community are being invited to attend.

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