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.