U. OF MEMPHIS PLAYER “MURDERED”; CLASSES CANCELED: The student newspaper at the University of Memphis reports today that classes have been canceled Monday after a football player at the school was murdered.
Excerpt: “Taylor Bradford, a junior defensive lineman from Nashville, was pronounced dead at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis. After he was shot, he drove his light-colored Lincoln across central and hit a tree near Zach Curlin, police said. No witnesses have forward at this time, according to police.
“With the killer at large, officials ordered the campus to be put on lock-down on Sunday night and canceled Monday’s classes at 4 a.m.”
The ASSOCIATED PRESS reports, “Police said defensive lineman Taylor Bradford, 21, apparently was shot around 9:45 p.m. (10:45 ET) Sunday and drove a short distance in his car before crashing.“