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Slain Delta State University Professor Was Kansas Native, KU and ESU Graduate

Campus photo of Delta State University in Mississippi (Credit ABC News)

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) – The name of the professor who was shot and killed at Delta State University has been released. A Bolivar County, Mississippi, deputy coroner said Ethan Schmidt, an associate professor at the school, was shot in the head, possibly multiple times. He was killed inside an office in Jobe Hall on the Delta State campus. Schmidt’s bio on the school’s website said he taught American History. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas and he had three other degrees from Emporia State University. He grew up in Peabody, Kansas, in Marion County, according to his Facebook page. The 3,500-student university is in Cleveland, in Mississippi’s Delta region near the Arkansas-Mississippi state line.

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