Bowie State Student- Richard Collins III Killed By Sean Christoper Urbanski In Apparent Hate Crime

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Richard Collins III was visiting the University Of Maryland campus when he was stabbed to death by a white student. Authorities are investigating whether this incident was a hate crime. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Sean Christoper Urbanski, 22, is a student at the University of Maryland and a member of a racist Facebook group, “Alt-Reich Nation.” Collins was set to graduate from BowieState on Tuesday with a degree in business administration. He had recently been commissioned to second lieutenant in the US Army. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The incident occurred around 3am on Saturday. Collins was waiting with two other students for an Uber ride outside the Montgomery Hall dormitory when he was attacked by Urbanski. Witnesses say the attack was unprovoked and the suspect was intoxicated and incoherent. The victim and suspect did not know each other. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Witnesses say the suspect yelled

“Step left, step left if you know what’s best for you” and when Collins said “No,” the assailant stabbed him in the chest. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

The suspect has not provided a motive for his attack, however his membership in a racist Facebook group raises many questions. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

“When I looked at the information that’s contained on that website, suffice it to say that it’s despicable. It shows extreme bias against women, Latinos, members of the Jewish faith and especially African Americans,” University of Maryland Police Chief David Mitchell said. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

The FBI is also helping with the case. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This would not be the first racially motivated incident to occur on this campus. A noose was found in a fraternity house earlier this month, and posters promoting nationalism were found on campus earlier this year.

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