The Investigation Into the Virginia Tech Shooting

Professor Kevin Granata Engineering science and mathematics professor "killed while serving Virginia Tech," (according to an e-mail sent out by the head of the ESM department at 11:39 p.m. on Monday.) The Associated Press reports a colleague described Granata as one of the top biomechanics researchers in the country working on movement dynamics in cerebral palsy.

Professor G.V. Loganathan. Professor, civil and environmental engineering

Austin Cloyd., Charlotte, N.C., freshman, international studies and French

Maxine Turner. Vienna, Va., senior, chemical engineering

Henry Lee. Roanoke, Va., freshman, computer engineering

Matt La Porte. Dumont, N.J., freshman, university studies

Juan Ramon Ortiz. Puerto Rico, graduate student, civil engineering. Graduate student from Bayamón, Puerto Rico. He was recently married -- his wife is also a student at Virginia Tech.

Jarrett Lane. Narrows, Va., senior, civil engineering

Daniel Perez Cueva. Native of Peru studying international relations, according to his mother, Betty Cueva. (AP)

Mary Karen Read, 19. Annandale, Va. Mary was born in South Korea and spent the last few years of her life in Annandale, Va. Mary's father, Peter Read, grew up in Palmyra, Wayne County, and joined the Air Force. (

Waleed Shaalan.

Minal Panchal, 26. Graduate student. Panchal, a first year master's building sciences student in the faculty of architecture from Mumbai, India, was found dead at Norris Hall, CNN-IBN television channel reported, quoting international student council head Saurabh Attarde. Panchal was the second Indian casualty reported in Monday's shootings -- the other was Professor G.V. Loganathan.

Leslie Sherman. Sophomore, history and international studies

Caitlin Hammaren. Sophomore, international studies and French

Reema Samaha Centreville, Va. Samaha graduated from Westfield High in 2006 -- three years after Cho. Authorities haven't said whether Cho knew the two young women and singled them out. (AP)

Ryan Clark. Augusta, Ga. Resident adviser shot at West Ambler Johnston dormitory (NY Times.) Clark was apparently rushing over to investigate what was going on when he came upon the gunman. Clark was well-liked and a member of the university's marching band, the Marching Virginians.

The band's Web site has an image of him participating in a food drive and says he enjoyed, among other things, "making T-shirts with his partner in crime, Kim Daniloski, and haggling with street vendors."

Emily Jane Hilscher Virginia, freshman. Identified by other students on her floor as one of two students killed at the West Ambler Johnston dormitory. Came to Virginia Tech from rural Rappahannock County and was majoring in animal and poultry sciences.

Hilscher and Clark lived next door to each other on the fourth floor of West Ambler Johnston Hall -- in rooms 4040 and 4042. (New York Times, Richmond Times-Dispatch).

Ross Abdallah Alameddin. Massachusetts, sophomore, English major. The Boston Herald reports that Alameddin, a graduate of Austin Preparatory School in Reading, was in French class in Room 211 of Norris Hall when he was shot. Messages from friends and family members were pouring in all day on Alameddine's Facebook page, begging him to get in touch with anyone.

Erin Peterson of Virginia.

Michael Steven Pohle Jr.

Julia Pryde. Graduate student.

Lauren Ashley McCain. Hampton, Va. Class of 2010, international studies.

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