Students in shock after mass murder linked to University of Calgary

Global News

CALGARY- Students from the University of Calgary are reeling, after it emerged that a party celebrating the end of classes was the scene of the worst mass murder in Calgary history.

Four young men and one woman, all in their twenties, were killed Tuesday morning during the multiple stabbing at a house in Brentwood. Sources tell Global News the suspect is Matthew de Grood, the son of a Calgary Police officer.

The grisly murders come just as exam time is getting underway at the school, and shocked students are now flocking to the school’s Wellness Centre for help.

“Students, even parents are contacting us,” says Debbie Bruckner, director of the Wellness Centre. “Lots of people want solace or confirmation of information. We’ve created a space for anyone to walk in and get support, we have nurses, psychologists, chaplains who are available at any time.”

She adds that even if those affected…

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