Purdue roommate hints at motive, as murder charges put on hold
Plus, President-elect Mung Chiang signs a contract with Daniels-like ‘at risk’ salary, room to return to the classroom as tenured faculty member. Stands to make $1M in final year of a 6½-year contract
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Formal charges were delayed Friday for Ji Min Sha, arrested by Purdue police Wednesday in connection with the stabbing death of Verun Chheda, his McCutcheon Hall roommate.
In requesting an extension until Thursday to file charges against Sha, the Tippecanoe County prosecutor revealed that the 22-year-old Purdue junior from South Korea told officers in a 911 call that he’d just killed his roommate.
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