USC Student Charged with Killing Professor on Campus

Los Angeles–A University of Southern California graduate student has been charged with fatally stabbing a professor on campus last week, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Professor Tjan was remembered at a memorial service held on USC campus on Dec. 5 (Credit: USC)
Professor Tjan was remembered at a memorial service held on USC campus on Dec. 5 (Credit: USC)

David Jonathan Brown (dob 7/11/88) was charged with one count of murder as well as a special allegation that he personally used a deadly and dangerous weapon, a knife. He is scheduled to be arraigned today.

If convicted as charged, Brown faces a possible maximum sentence of 26 years to life in prison.

On Dec. 2, Brown is accused of stabbing to death Siaufung “Bosco” Tjan, 50, inside of the victim’s office on the USC campus.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.

 

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