Student deaths in the Northwest

Natalie Berg

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November has been a sad month in the Northwest Conference. This month marks the death of Aaron Altman of George Fox University, Parker Moore of Linfield College and Alex Sengoba of Whitworth University.

Whitman College hosted a vigil in honor of deceased Linfield College student Parker Moore. Photo by McCormick

Whitman College hosted a vigil in honor of deceased Linfield College student Parker Moore. Photo by McCormick

Altman died on November 1st after attending a Halloween rave in Seattle. Although there have been rumors of a drug overdose, his death is believed to be accidental. More information is available from George Fox University’s student paper, The Crescent, here.

Moore died on November 15th. He was stabbed outside of a 7-Eleven in McMinville, Ore. The reason for the stabbing remain unclear. The assailant, Joventino Bermudez Arenas, also died from injuries related to the murder. More information is available in The Linfield Review here. The Review has also published a photo gallery of Moore.

Sengoba died on November 9th. His death appears to be a suicide. More information is available in The Whitworthian here.

 

Whitman College mourns these losses and honors the lives of these three young men.

Joventino Bermudez Arenas
Joventino Bermudez Arenas
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