New York student found dead, in the person of interest fled the country, police say

Haley Anderson’s body was found in an off-campus residence, Friday afternoon, police said.


A hunt for a person of interest now spans two countries after a 22-year-old student at Binghamton University in New York, was found dead on Friday, officials said.

Haley Anderson, a senior nursing student, was found dead at an off-campus residence in the vicinity of the State University of New York at Binghamton, FOX40 reported. The police made the disturbing discovery while responding to a request for a welfare check just before 1 pm, Friday.

The person of interest, a male nursing student who previously had a romantic relationship with Anderson, had fled the country before the police found the 22-year-old’s body, according to FOX40. It is unclear which country the person of interest traveled to.

“This event and the circumstances of the death was not a random act, or in which the conduct of a stranger,” Binghamton police said in a press release.

Haley Anderson, a senior at Binghamton University, was found dead Friday afternoon.


Anderson is the cause of the death was not the light on Saturday.

Anderson was expected that graduates of the college in May. Athena Anadnostakos, who was Anderson’s co-worker at Jazzman’s Cafe on the campus, told FOX40 the student was a “very good girl.”

“She was a very good girl. She was friendly, joked around, we had a good time together,” Anadnostakos told FOX40.

Anadnostakos said the last time she saw Anderson was on Thursday.

“Everyone is sad. Many of the students working together, she called today. The supervisor and Haley were so close. We are very sad,” she added.

Binghamton University, wrote a Facebook page, the community was “deeply saddened” by Anderson’s death.

“The Binghamton University community is deeply saddened to learn of the death of senior nursing student Haley Anderson, whose death is being investigated by the Binghamton Police Department. There is no threat to public safety at this time, ” the Facebook post on Friday stated.

“Our entire University community extends our deepest condolences to Haley’s family and friends, both here in Binghamton and in her hometown of Westbury, N. Y.”

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter via @bykatherinelam

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