W&L Public Safety notifies students about Morgan Harrington suspect sighting

LEXINGTON, VA (WWBT) - The Washington & Lee University Department of Public Safety notified students Tuesday night about the possible sighting of a suspect in the murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.

The note to students said the public safety department received information from the Lexington Police Department that police received a report of the possible sighting of a male subject identified as a person of interest in the abduction and murder of Harrington several years ago. Harrington had been visiting the University of Virginia at the time.

The note directed students to visit Wikipedia for more about the original case, including a sketch of the individual. That information can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morgan_Dana_Harrington.

According to the Lexington police department, the report they received came several days after the sighting of the individual had occurred, and they have not been in contact with any individuals matching that description or sketch.

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