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UPDATE: Another victim of Navy Yard shooting has connections to Liberty

September 19, 2013  |  Liberty University News Service

Liberty University administration learned early this morning that another victim of the Washington Navy Yard shooting, Richard Michael (Mike) Ridgell of Westminster, Md., was the father of Liberty alumna Heather Hunt, who graduated with a master’s in professional counseling last spring. Ridgell was a security guard at the Navy Yard.

At the start of Wednesday’s Convocation, Vice President of Communications Johnnie Moore announced to the student body that two of the 12 men killed had close connections to the Liberty family. Frank Kohler is the father of Alexandra and Meghan Kohler, current Liberty students. Martin Bodrog is the father of Liberty graduate Isabel Bodrog (’13).

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