Courts & Crime

November 7, 2009

Police: College student beat roommate to death with bat

Quran Mahammed Jones allegedly beat Scott Hawkins to death in their dorm suite before he was shot by police officers responding to a report of a disturbance. Court documents say that when police arrived they faced Jones in the common area of the suite with a "crazed look in his eyes." Jones remained hospitalized but has been charged with murder and assault.

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