Murdered at College

Campus Murders

Campus Murders Brianna Denison
Campus Murders Suzanne Jovin
Campus Murders Shannon Melendi
Campus Murders Johanna Justin-Jinich
Campus Murders Brittany Sue Zimmermann
Campus Murders Lauren Burk
Campus Murders Emily Sander
Campus Murders Irina Yarmolenko
Campus Murders Laura Dickinson
Campus Murders Rebecca Payne
Campus Murders Brianna Denison
On, Jan. 20, 2008, Brianna Denison, 19, was in her hometown of Reno, Nev., on a break from Santa Barbara City College in California when she was murdered. After disappearing from her friend's house, where she had been sleeping on the couch, her body was found in a vacant field in southeast Reno a month later.

Ten months after her disappearance, Reno Police Lt. Robert McDonald told that authorities were led to James Michael Biela, 27, after receiving an anonymous tip. In addition to the murder charges in Denison's case, Biela was charged with sexual assault and first-degree kidnapping in a Dec. 16, 2007, attack on a Taiwanese exchange student. (Courtesy Reno Police Department/The Reno Gazette-Journal)
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