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Hundreds attend memorial for fallen SU students - Wednesday, April 13, 2016


The Southern University Baton Rouge Student Government Association held a candlelight vigil Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in the courtyard of the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union, in honor of SU Baton Rouge students Lashuntae Benton and Annette January, who died Sunday, April 10, in an incident off campus.

Benton was a native of Lake Charles and a therapeutic recreation and leisure studies major, and January, was a management major from Gary, Indiana.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

The Southern University System Foundation (SUSF) has established a memorial fund to support the families of Benton and January. Contributions to the SUSF Benton - January Fund can be made here.

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